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NIH Sources Sought: Cloud Communications Platform for Connect for Cancer Prevention Study

Notice ID: 75N91021Q00118 “The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) established Connect for Cancer Prevention, a long-term study to investigate the causes of cancer in 200,000 participants recruited from nine partnering U.S. healthcare systems. The Connect for Cancer Prevention Data System (C4CPDS), developed using Google Cloud Platform (GCP) tools, was […] The post NIH Sources Sought: Cloud Communications Platform for Connect for Cancer Prevention Study appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

Nextgov: DHS Faces Rising Costs as Planned Biometrics Cloud Gets Pushed Back

“The Homeland Security Department has been poised for three years to transition its aged biometrics program to a new, cloud-based system but has yet to make the jump, leading to cost overruns and limiting law enforcement’s access. The department is in the process of moving all of its biometric databases and apps from the legacy Automated Biometric Identification System, or […] The post Nextgov: DHS Faces Rising Costs as Planned Biometrics Cloud Gets Pushed Back appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

MeriTalk: FedRAMP, NIST Release OSCAL 1.0.0 to Streamline Cloud Approval Process

“FedRAMP and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced the release of version 1.0.0 of the Open Security Controls Assessment Language (OSCAL) that aims to help cloud service providers (CSPs) speed the FedRAMP approval process. OSCAL is a common machine-readable language that FedRAMP and NIST are using to provide a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous […] The post MeriTalk: FedRAMP, NIST Release OSCAL 1.0.0 to Streamline Cloud Approval Process appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Commentary: Why a World War 2 contracting practice is the best way to build...

“Realistically, the federal government does not have the critical technical and business expertise to manage and operate a federal cloud, nor do the standard FAR-based acquisition rules support acquisition of this type of technology. We need to adopt a management and operating contract model if we want to modernize the federal government in the most expedient, cost effective way possible […] The post Commentary: Why a World War 2 contracting practice is the best way to build a Federal cloud appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Federal News Network: AI, cloud to bring about ‘next generation’ of GAO oversight

“The Government Accountability Office is resolute in its commitment to transforming its oversight through artificial intelligence and cloud systems. GAO’s chief scientist Tim Persons said in an interview with Federal News Network that these emerging capabilities transformed analytics within the agency. Users can now search keywords to yield specific paragraphs, and interactive dashboards enable staff to immerse themselves in different […] The post Federal News Network: AI, cloud to bring about ‘next generation’ of GAO oversight appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DOC NIST inks $6.5M Cloud Services task

The Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded a 4-year task to provide cloud services. SDVOB Four Points Technology beat out seven other bidders to win this task, which was valued at $6.5M and competed as a small business set-aside action on the NASA SEWP V contract vehicle. Awardee Name: FOUR POINTS TECHNOLOGY, L.L.C. Contract Duration: […] The post DOC NIST inks $6.5M Cloud Services task appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedScoop: GSA making ‘significant’ investments to automate FedRAMP processes

“The General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Services arm is making ‘significant’ investments in automating security authorization processes for cloud service providers, Director Dave Zvenyach said on Wednesday. Zvenyach said these new investments under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) will focus on automation, process improvements and additional resources to help plug gaps, as well as make agencies more […] The post FedScoop: GSA making ‘significant’ investments to automate FedRAMP processes appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

CDC taps Director for Data Modernization Implementation Unit

Building on nearly two decades with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through a series of progressively responsible roles, including recent experience supporting policy research, analysis and development, this rising leader takes on a new challenge with CDC. The post CDC taps Director for Data Modernization Implementation Unit appeared first on G2Xchange Health, a service of MileMarker10.

Amazon Web Services seeking Business Development Manager (Federal Civilian)

“The ideal candidate will have an understanding of cloud computing; possess a background in partner and business development; and have proven results with introducing a product into new markets. Candidates must also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges, with the skill-set to dive deep and tactically drive business development programs. Candidates are expected […] The post Amazon Web Services seeking Business Development Manager (Federal Civilian) appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Federal News Network: GAO looks to ramp up Innovation Lab work through cloud investments

“GAO’s chief scientist Tim Persons, speaking Tuesday at NextGov’s Cloud Summit, said the agency is looking beyond the pandemic to scale up its cloud capabilities and empower the emerging tech oversight work through its Innovation Lab. ‘We’re trying to leverage with the power of these tools — the data analytics, the artificial intelligence, robotic process automation, whatever it is — […] The post Federal News Network: GAO looks to ramp up Innovation Lab work through cloud investments appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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