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MeriTalk: VA’s National AI Institute Facing Workforce, Partnership, and Scalability Challenges

“At the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the newly formed National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Institute (NAII) is facing trouble with its workforce retainment, external partnerships, and interagency scalability, Director Gil Alterovitz said Feb. 18.” “’These are long-standing challenges. Finding and attracting and retaining AI talent, all three of those are quite hard. Competing with industry […] The post MeriTalk: VA’s National AI Institute Facing Workforce, Partnership, and Scalability Challenges appeared first on FedHealthIT.

8(a) scores State Department Artificial Intelligence Support win

This 8(a) small business technology and management consulting firm has been awarded a new task to provide Artificial Intelligence Support Services to this Bureau that provides support programs to the Department of State and U.S. embassies and consulates including procurement; supply and transportation; diplomatic pouch and mail services; official records, publishing, and library services The post 8(a) scores State Department Artificial Intelligence Support win appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GSA RFI: Enterprise Operations Solutions Telecommunications Business Intelligence and Analysis (EOS-BI)

Solicitation Number: 47QTCB20N0001 The Enterprise Operations Solutions Telecommunications Business Intelligence and Analysis (EOS-BI) acquisition will provide GSA with the technical, economic and business analyses required to support OTS programs. The Quoter shall apply in-depth knowledge of telecommunications pricing elements; OTS contract data structures and vendor service offerings; knowledge of telecommunications marketplace opportunities from periodic market research; and advanced data manipulation, […] The post GSA RFI: Enterprise Operations Solutions Telecommunications Business Intelligence and Analysis (EOS-BI) appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Update: DHS to Host Data Center and Cloud Optimization (DCCO) Industry Day

“As detailed in the previous notices, DHS’s Office of the Chief Procurement Officer (OCPO) and the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) will host a Data Center and Cloud Optimization (DCCO) Industry Day.  The Industry Day will be an opportunity for the Department to share its vision for the DCCO requirement and for industry to provide feedback.” Date: March […] The post Update: DHS to Host Data Center and Cloud Optimization (DCCO) Industry Day appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DOJ Civil Division taps rising IT leader to guide application development

Christopher Gorham, armed with over a decade of experience in the Federal government as a technical lead for software development, including a recent stint with the Department of Justice Office of the Chief Information Officer where he was responsible for the planning and delivery of complex, mission-critical projects, has taken on a new challenge as Source Code Applications Manager with […] The post DOJ Civil Division taps rising IT leader to guide application development appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

One DHS leader departs to drive GSA RPA initiative, 2nd this month exits to...

Another week begins with the news of 2 more senior IT leaders departing the Agency, with one leader moving over to GSA to drive their Robotic Process Automation program, while the second this month announces they are leaving Government to join this Joint-Venture.  The post One DHS leader departs to drive GSA RPA initiative, 2nd this month exits to join JV appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Federal News Network: Congress seeking more answers on VA electronic health record delay

“The House Veterans Affairs Committee is looking for answers and a clear direction from VA now that the initial rollout of its multi-billion dollar electronic health record has been delayed.” “VA had planned to switch on the Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program at its first site, the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Washington, […] The post Federal News Network: Congress seeking more answers on VA electronic health record delay appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Snowflake recruits veteran growth and strategic alliances leader Tom White

Tom White, a Business Development and Strategic Alliances executive focused on the Data Analytics, Search, and Big Data emerging software markets will bring his 20+ years of experience developing revenue generating strategic partnerships, executive relationships, and channel programs for small and large software firms specifically in the U.S. Public Sector market, to his new role as Director of Federal Partners […] The post Snowflake recruits veteran growth and strategic alliances leader Tom White appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Nextgov: Labor Department Joins GSA’s AI Center of Excellence to Automate Procurement Tools

“The Labor Department is joining the General Services Administration’s Centers of Excellence program in a bid to modernize and automate the department’s procurement process.” The Technology Transformation Service—the GSA program that houses the CoEs—announced Thursday that Labor would be partnering with the newest center, focused on spreading the use of artificial intelligence throughout government.” “’This newest CoE engagement will accelerate […] The post Nextgov: Labor Department Joins GSA’s AI Center of Excellence to Automate Procurement Tools appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Federal Financial Agencies SEC and FDIC tap new Chief Data Officers

The rise of the Chief Data Officer in the Federal sector continues and both the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation have recently tapped up and coming agency leaders to take over the CDO reigns driving the data strategy for their respective agencies The post Federal Financial Agencies SEC and FDIC tap new Chief Data Officers appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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