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GSA misclassified millions of dollars in procurements, due to inaccurate coding in its procurement...

“The General Services Administration misclassified millions of dollars in procurements, due to inaccurate coding in its procurement data system, according to a new report from the agency’s Office of Inspector General’s audits division.” “The IG’s Office of Audits found that almost $90 million in procurements registered in GSA’s Federal Procurement Data System-Next Generation (FPDS-NG) were mislabeled as small business set-asides, […] The post GSA misclassified millions of dollars in procurements, due to inaccurate coding in its procurement data system appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Press Release: Accenture Cloud First Launches With $3 Billion Investment to Accelerate Clients’ Move...

“Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the formation of Accenture Cloud First with a $3 billion investment over three years to help clients across all industries rapidly become ‘cloud first’ businesses and accelerate their digital transformation to realize greater value at speed and scale. Karthik Narain will lead Accenture Cloud First and join the Global Management Committee, effective October 1…” “’COVID-19 […] The post Press Release: Accenture Cloud First Launches With $3 Billion Investment to Accelerate Clients’ Move to Cloud and Digital Transformation appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Maximus announces formation of Maximus Public Health (MPH), Hires Six Prominent Health Experts to...

“Maximus (NYSE:MMS), a leading provider of government services worldwide, announced the formation of Maximus Public Health (MPH) to serve as a resource to governments as they respond to COVID-19 and other public health threats. As a leading partner to government in delivering essential health, human services, and other benefit programs, Maximus is assisting federal, state, […] The post Maximus announces formation of Maximus Public Health (MPH), Hires Six Prominent Health Experts to Support Government Public Health Programs appeared first on FedHealthIT.

DHS ICE OCIO awards $12M Cloud Hosting Infrastructure task

Four Points Technology has been awarded a one-year, $12M task by the Department of Homeland Security to provide cloud hosting infrastructure for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office of the Chief Information Officer. This task was awarded on the DHS FirstSource II contract vehicle as an SDVOSB sole source action and funded by CIO Business Resource Management. Awardee Name: FOUR POINTS […] The post DHS ICE OCIO awards $12M Cloud Hosting Infrastructure task appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Update: VA extends Schedule for Customer Experience, DevOps, and Agile Releases (CEDAR) Multiple Award...

Posted September 14, 2020 Notice ID: 36C10B20R0013 “This notification is to all Offerors who submitted a response to this Request for Proposal.  As the Government is still evaluating the case studies for Technical Factor 1 and dealing with end of the Government Fiscal Year workload, the schedule has been extended.  Accordingly, the Government expects to […] The post VA releases final RFP for Customer Experience, DevOps, and Agile Releases (CEDAR) Multiple Award IDIQ appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Interview: ED CISO Steven Hernandez on network technologies of the future

“When the federal Chief Information Officers Council released its ‘Networks of the Future’ white paper in late 2019, members may have known its contents were urgent. Months later, the coronavirus proved them right, and it now appears the council had a crystal ball.” “Education Department Chief Information Security Officer Steven Hernandez said that sometimes, enough brilliant minds in the same […] The post Interview: ED CISO Steven Hernandez on network technologies of the future appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GAO looks at Key Attributes of Essential Federal Mission Critical Acquisitions such as VA...

“The acquisition of IT systems has presented challenges to federal agencies. Accordingly, in 2015 GAO identified the management of IT acquisitions and operations as a high-risk area, a designation it retains today. GAO was asked to report on federal IT acquisitions. GAO’s specific objective was to identify essential mission-critical IT acquisitions across the federal government […] The post GAO looks at Key Attributes of Essential Federal Mission Critical Acquisitions such as VA and DHA EHR Modernization appeared first on FedHealthIT.

As part of COVID-19 response, SBA Office of Disaster Assistance adds $250M to Data...

Notice ID 73351019D0001-4 Contract Award Number: 7551019D0001 “Approval is requested to modify contract number 73351019D0001 to increase the scope from $600 million to $850 million (to include the base and all option years). The Competition in Contracting Act (CICA) generally requires “full and open competition” in government procurements as obtained through the use of competitive procedures. 41 U.S.C. § 3301. […] The post As part of COVID-19 response, SBA Office of Disaster Assistance adds $250M to Data Analysis and Loan Recommendation Services contract appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Keeping IT Brief: The AI Playbook and trends in AI in Federal Health IT

Swathi Young is an international keynote speaker, blogger, community builder and Chief Technology Officer who recently co-authored the AI Playbook, a framework of implementing AI solutions for the Federal Government. She is the founder of DC Emerging Technologies, a community of 2000+ members who meet regularly to discuss the trends in disruptive technologies. Here Swathi […] The post Keeping IT Brief: The AI Playbook and trends in AI in Federal Health IT appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Videos: NOAA Fisheries CIO Roy Varghese discusses digital transformation, cybersecurity and more

This series of videos featuring NOAA CIO Roy Varghese looks at: Emergency preparedness & response to be able to pivot quickly in response to COVID-19 and other crisis, and provide critical IT services to both employees and the public. Digital transformation to have the freedom to achieve transformative goals and integrate innovative technologies in order to better serve the mission. […] The post Videos: NOAA CIO Roy Varghese discusses digital transformation, cybersecurity and more appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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