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GAO: US has saved $429B by cutting waste — and there’s more to go...

“The government could save billions of dollars by operating more efficiently in a wide range of areas, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.” “Wasting taxpayer funds is always an issue, but it may be an even more pressing concern now that the U.S. has embarked on a massive, multi-trillion-dollar effort to keep the economy afloat during […] The post GAO: US has saved $429B by cutting waste — and there’s more to go for agencies in areas such as cloud computing and data centers appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

NOAA taps veteran IT Architect to serve as Cloud Technical Director

Manan Dalal, a multi-cloud architect with nearly two decades of experience in management, software development, cloud architecture and IT strategy, has taken on a new challenge as Cloud Technical Director/Technology Architect with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration. In his role as Cloud Technical Director, Manan will lead a team of cloud practitioners to pilot and develop cost-effective, cloud-agnostic solutions. […] The post NOAA taps veteran IT Architect to serve as Cloud Technical Director appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS TSA awards human capital systems O&M support follow-on contract as vendor awaits ATO

Solicitation: JA-2020-01-0448 “This Justification and Approval sets forth the Agency’s rationale to award a sole source contract to Leidos Incorporated to continue to staff, operate, manage and maintain human capital systems. A commercial contract will be awarded to incumbent contractor Leidos Incorporated, located at 2650 Park Tower Drive, Vienna, Virginia 22180-7300. This is a new contract for continued human capital […] The post DHS TSA awards human capital systems O&M support follow-on contract as vendor awaits ATO appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

US House of Representatives recruits Carlyle Group IT leader Alan Thompson to serve as...

Alan Thompson, a technology management leader with a broad technical background leading high-performing teams, 24×7 operations, solutions architecture, and large capital projects, will take his expertise executing enterprise IT projects to his new position as Deputy Chief Information Officer with the US House of Representatives. Prior roles include: Principal, Head of Global Infrastructure Services – Carlyle Group Director, IT Infrastructure […] The post US House of Representatives recruits Carlyle Group IT leader Alan Thompson to serve as Deputy CIO appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

CMS MIDS and RMADA Prime adds Data Modeling and Analysis contract win

After closing 2019 with a string of wins at CMS, this CMS MIDS and RMADA Prime, who specializes in providing impartial data-driven analysis to Government agencies to help inform health care and social policy, kicks off 2020 by beating out two other bidders to be awarded a new 5-year contract to support the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.The post CMS MIDS and RMADA Prime adds Data Modeling and Analysis contract win appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

NIH IT Services Management leader departs takes new challenge in DC

Bob Morse will bring the perspective he gained providing strategic direction and oversight for a broad portfolio of IT services to the NIH community of more than 40,000 people and 100 laboratories and facilities nationwide to his new role as Director of Infrastructure Services for the Government of the District of Columbia’s Office of the […] The post NIH IT Services Management leader departs takes new challenge in DC appeared first on FedHealthIT.

MeriTalk: NOAA’s Cloud Systems Help Manage Telework Capabilities

“The National Oceanic Atmospheric Association (NOAA) has been taking the current remote-standard in stride as it has enough capacity in its cloud-based systems for personnel teleworking.” “During a webinar event, NOAA CIO Zachary Goldstein spoke about NOAA’s readiness and how it followed the General Services Administration’s lead back when it set up its cloud system in 2011. Goldstein said that […] The post MeriTalk: NOAA’s Cloud Systems Help Manage Telework Capabilities appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

MeriTalk: Commercial Cloud Solutions Helping Fed IT Move Quickly During Pandemic, Kent Says

“Federal CIO Suzette Kent this week applauded the capacity of commercial, cloud-based solutions in helping the government focus on mission continuity and response during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.” “Speaking during a May 14 Dcode webinar, Kent said that part of her role is to be an enabler of the Federal IT community to make sure that each agency has the […] The post MeriTalk: Commercial Cloud Solutions Helping Fed IT Move Quickly During Pandemic, Kent Says appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Update: Protest of CMS Cloud Product and Tools (CPT) services requirement dismissed

Here we follow the protest related to the competition for this requirement to acquire Cloud Product and Tools (CPT) services supporting the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.The post Update: Protest of CMS Cloud Product and Tools (CPT) services requirement dismissed appeared first on G2Xchange Health. The post Update: Protest of CMS Cloud Product and Tools (CPT) services requirement dismissed appeared first on FedHealthIT.

DHS ICE OCIO intends to modify task to gain support services under the SharePoint...

Solicitation: HSCETC-17-J-00057 Contract Award Number: HSHQDC-13-D-E2058 Task/Delivery Order Number: HSCETC-16-J-00057 Modification Number: P00018 “The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of Acquisition Management (OAQ), prepared this justification for an exception to fair opportunity on behalf of the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO).” “OAQ intends to procure, on a sole source basis, Cloud […] The post DHS ICE OCIO intends to modify task to gain support services under the SharePoint Task Order for Cloud Migration appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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