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Federal News Network: The cloud keeps the State Department connected to every corner of...

“As technology has figuratively led to a shrinking of the Earth, the State Department has embraced cloud technology to streamline and organize its IT organization, the Bureau of Information Resource Management. Brian Merrick, Director of Cloud Programs at the State Department, said in trying to support the department’s overseas community, as well as its domestic partners, the cloud has been […] The post Federal News Network: The cloud keeps the State Department connected to every corner of the globe appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

CMS Data Operations and Acquisition Lead Exits, to help drive HHS growth with GovernmentCIO

Looking to leverage his recent experience responsible for the success of all data operations in CMS’ Office of Acquisition and Grants Management (OAGM), and prior experience providing project management and advisory services to the Director of OAGM, this major Federal Health player that specializes in Federal IT Strategy, Software Development, Application Support, Cyber Security, and Agile Transformation, adds this leader to help drive HHS growth. The post CMS Data Operations and Acquisition Lead Exits, to help drive HHS growth with GovernmentCIO appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

Commentary: Reimagining the Future of Cloud: 4 Considerations for Federal Agencies

“In 2010, the federal government’s “Cloud First” policy declared the cloud was the future. In 2018, the “Cloud Smart” strategy updated this policy. Leaders across the federal government recognize that the future is now, leveraging more services but also realizing that IT modernization efforts are not where they need to be ready for the future. Some agencies are approaching the […] The post Commentary: Reimagining the Future of Cloud: 4 Considerations for Federal Agencies appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

IBM picks up Data Modernization task win in support of FDA CTP

On the heels of adding more than $100M in new wins in support of the Food and Drug Administration to close FY 2020, this global technology and consulting provider was recently awarded a two-year task to provide data modernization support services to the FDA Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) office, which is responsible for carrying out the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. The post IBM picks up Data Modernization task win in support of FDA CTP appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

Federal News Network: ‘Seeding the schedules cloud’ – what’s the forecast?

“’Seeding the schedules cloud’ means addressing 1980s-era Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) pricing policies that limit access to 21st-Century commercial solutions, especially leading-edge commercial technologies, like cloud computing. By so doing, the General Services Administration can increase agency access to best value commercial products, services, and solutions. MAS consolidation has eliminated contracting stovepipes, duplication, and process burdens at the contract level. […] The post Federal News Network: ‘Seeding the schedules cloud’ – what’s the forecast? appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

VA RFI: NEDIIS Re-Compete

Notice ID: 36C10B21Q0154 The Contractor shall provide technical support services for VA Corporate Data Centers, VA NOC, TIC Gateways, and BPE, consisting of all technical activities necessary to design, implement, maintain, operate and improve the VA enterprise network security and network transportation services, including core, distribution and access layers. The Contractor shall provide project management, […] The post VA RFI: NEDIIS Re-Compete appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) seeking Account Representative, Federal Health (HHS, VA, DHA)

You will have the exciting opportunity to help drive the growth and shape the future of commercial cloud adoption at HHS, VA and DHA. As an Account Representative, you will create the first impression for our prospective customers through business development activities, follow-ups on their inquiries and from our marketing programs. You should have both […] The post Amazon Web Services (AWS) seeking Account Representative, Federal Health (HHS, VA, DHA) appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Nextgov: State Department Wants a Small Business to Manage Its Cloud Office

“The State Department is looking for a contractor to support its centralized cloud management efforts and, ideally, wants a small business to fill the role.” “While agencies across government have been moving to cloud services over the last 10 years—first under the Obama-era Cloud First policy, then under the Trump administration’s Cloud Smart—the State Department has seen particular value in […] The post Nextgov: State Department Wants a Small Business to Manage Its Cloud Office appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Nextgov: A Cloud-Connected, AI-Enabling Commercial Computer is Heading to the International Space Station

“Among the cargo scheduled to launch into orbit via Northrop Grumman’s resupply mission to the International Space Station on Feb. 20 will be Spaceborne Computer-2, or SBC-2: a Hewlett Packard Enterprise-made edge computing system set to enable in-space, commercial artificial intelligence and real-time data processing capabilities for the first time, HPE detailed Thursday. Designed explicitly for rugged environments, the machine […] The post Nextgov: A Cloud-Connected, AI-Enabling Commercial Computer is Heading to the International Space Station appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

State Department provides update on Cloud Program Management Office search for contractors

“The State Department has issued an update to its search for contractors to support its Cloud Program Management Office (CPMO). The search is part of the department’s overall quest to modernize IT capabilities across the State Department. On Feb. 10, the department issued an update to its Feb. 1 sources sought notice on Beta.Sam.gov. The Department extended the response deadline […] The post State Department provides update on Cloud Program Management Office search for contractors appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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