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Stars and Stripes: Trump’s budget plan calls for another increase in VA spending

“President Donald Trump’s funding plan for the Department of Veterans Affairs includes a 13% increase for medical services, making it one of the only agencies to receive an overall boost in fiscal year 2021 under his plan.” “If enacted by Congress, Trump’s budget would make the VA the second-largest federal agency in terms of discretionary […] The post Stars and Stripes: Trump’s budget plan calls for another increase in VA spending appeared first on FedHealthIT.

VA RFI for Data Quality Technical & Functional Support cancelled

Updated February 11, 2020 Please be advised that Presolicitation Notice – RFQ # 36C77620Q0026 has been cancelled. Read more here. Posted January 6, 2020 Solicitation: 36C77620Q0026 The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Program Contracting Activity Central (PCAC) anticipates soliciting quotes and subsequently awarding a Single Award, Firm-Fixed-Price contract for non-personal services to support the Office of […] The post VA RFI for Data Quality Technical & Functional Support cancelled appeared first on FedHealthIT.

HHS OIG CIO discusses their use of AI & data to conduct oversight

“Chris Chilbert, chief information officer at the Department of Health and Human Services OIG, discusses how they’re using artificial intelligence and data to conduct oversight of one of the largest federal agencies.” Watch the interview here. Source: Using AI at the HHS Office of Inspector General, February 9, 2020. Government Matters. The post HHS OIG CIO discusses their use of AI and data to conduct oversight appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Treasury Department awards 5-year BPA for Credit Modeling services

Small business FI Consulting beat out two other bidders to win a 5-year single award BPA from the Office of the Director of Treasury Operations for Credit Modeling services. This BPA was awarded as a small business set aside using the GSA PSS vehicle. Awardee Name: FI CONSULTING, INC. Contract Duration: 60 months Total Contract Value: $0.00 Funding Agency: DEPARTMENTAL […] The post Treasury Department awards 5-year BPA for Credit Modeling services appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DOT Sources Sought: NHTSA Engineering, Analytical, Statistical, and Other Support for Vehicle Safety Research

Solicitation: 693JJ920RQ000374 “The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is issuing this Sources Sought Notice to identify potential qualified 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) concerns that may be interested in and capable of performing the work described herein to assist NHTSA’s Office of Research and Program Development in creating procurement requirements documents to obtain goods and services that help achieve […] The post DOT Sources Sought: NHTSA Engineering, Analytical, Statistical, and Other Support for Vehicle Safety Research appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DOT Federal Highway Administration looking to AI and Blockchain to transform transportation

“The Federal Highway Administration launched an Exploratory Advanced Research Program this week to usher in ‘transformational changes and truly revolutionary advances’ in highway engineering and intermodal transportation on roads across the United States.” “According to a new broad agency announcement, the administration is accepting research effort proposals—with the deliberate intent of awarding either contracts or cooperative agreements—that address three trendy […] The post DOT Federal Highway Administration looking to AI and Blockchain to transform transportation appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Nextgov: Energy Names Inaugural Director of New Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office

“Less than a half-year into its existence, the Energy Department’s new Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office officially unveiled its leader.” “According to a Thursday announcement, the agency’s undersecretary for science officially swore in Cheryl Ingstad as the inaugural director of AITO on Feb. 4…” “According to her LinkedIn profile, Ingstad is an Army veteran and has experience in the Defense […] The post Nextgov: Energy Names Inaugural Director of New Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GAO: Federal Real Property: GSA Should Improve Accuracy, Completeness, and Usefulness of Public Data

Why GAO Did This Study “The lack of reliable data on federal assets is one of the main reasons Federal Real Property Management remains on GAO’s high risk list. In 2016, legislation required GSA to publish a single, comprehensive, and descriptive database of federal real property that would be available to the public. The database could be used for research […] The post GAO: Federal Real Property: GSA Should Improve Accuracy, Completeness, and Usefulness of Public Data appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

VA Pre-solicitation: National Data Systems (NDS)

Solicitation Number: 36C77620Q0042 “The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Program Contracting Activity Central (PCAC) anticipates soliciting proposals and subsequently awarding a single award, Firm-Fixed-Price contract in support of National Data Systems (NDS) using FAR Parts 12 and 13 procedures for this project.” Read more here. The post VA Pre-solicitation: National Data Systems (NDS) appeared first on FedHealthIT.

USDA FPAC Business Center awards 5-year ACDO Analytic Leadership Support Services contact

8(a) EDWOSB Alethix has been awarded a 5-year, $4M contract to provide the US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Production and Conservation Business Center with Assistant Chief Data Officer Analytical Leadership Support Services. This contract was awarded as an 8(a) sole source. Awardee Name: ALETHIX, LLC Contract Duration: 60 months Total Contract Value: $4,000,000.00 Funding Agency: FARM PRODUCTION AND CONSERVATION BUSINESS […] The post USDA FPAC Business Center awards 5-year ACDO Analytic Leadership Support Services contact appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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