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USPTO inks 5-year eAcquisitions (AEON) and Vendor Portal task

Small business Distributed Solutions, Inc. (DSI) has been awarded a 5-year, $4M single award BPA by the Department of Commerce’s US Patent and Trademark Office to provide an AEON eAquisition and vendor portal. Awardee Name: DISTRIBUTED SOLUTIONS, INC. Contract Duration: 60 months Total Contract Value: $3,842,392.92 Funding Agency: US PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE Award ID: 1333BJ20A00180002 Related Item USPTO Successfully […] The post USPTO inks 5-year eAcquisitions (AEON) and Vendor Portal task appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedScoop: GSA should have key role in governmentwide IT adoption under Biden, report says

“The incoming Biden administration should identify which recent information technology innovations are worth scaling across government and have the General Services Administration oversee operations and implementation, according to a member of the president-elect’s transition team. Making the GSA administrator a Cabinet-level position with chief operating officer authority will help coordinate policy delivery across Technology Transformation Services, acquisitions and asset management, […] The post FedScoop: GSA should have key role in governmentwide IT adoption under Biden, report says appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS IT Executives discuss Automation, Agile and DevOps as blueprints for IT Modernization

“Accommodating the mass shift to telework at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic is just one challenge DHS executives faced this year. Executives also realized they needed to accelerate their IT modernization and security strategies to create a more agile department ready for abrupt change. Brian Burns, deputy CIO for the Coast Guard, said he sees DevSecOps, artificial intelligence and […] The post DHS IT Executives discuss Automation, Agile and DevOps as blueprints for IT Modernization appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat on long-term approach to IT Modernization

“… Although the government has seen a variety of cloud-based strategies, from Cloud First to Cloud Smart, [Deputy Federal CIO Maria] Roat highlighted during GovernmentCIO Media & Research’s Cloud Summit Thursday that the ongoing push for strategic cloud adoption is critical for the long run in supporting government modernization and mission. Of all the benefits that cloud capabilities bring to […] The post Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat on long-term approach to IT Modernization appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

IRS commissioner Chuck Rettig says IT Modernization effort underfunded

“The IRS, while gearing up for next year’s tax filing season, is still wrapping up the current filing season. IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig told members of the House Ways and Means Committee that the agency has accelerated programming and ‘health testing’ for IT systems, and that the agency remains at least a month ahead of schedule for next season’s preparations…” […] The post IRS commissioner Chuck Rettig says IT Modernization effort underfunded appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

IPv6 now Federal standard for agency internet traffic

“Agencies are being pushed to move to more secure Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) systems and services under a finalized memo the Office of Management and Budget released Thursday. The memo requires every agency to create a team of acquisition, policy and technical staff or another governance method within 45 days to enforce IPv6 efforts, issue and publicize a policy […] The post IPv6 now Federal standard for agency internet traffic appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Strongbridge nabs HUD BPA for IT Operations and Modernization & Enhancement Support

“Proud to work for an innovative company committed to service to the U.S. Government. Strongbridge LLC was recently selected by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide services to the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) through a Blanket Purchasing Agreement (BPA). These services include Program Management Support, IT Operations Support, Modernization and Enhancement (M&E) […] The post Strongbridge nabs HUD BPA for IT Operations and Modernization & Enhancement Support appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Interview: Former FBI CIO Gordon Bitko on IT modernization in Biden Administration

“President-elect Joe Biden has announced what he calls the Biden Plan to Rebuild U.S. Supply Chains. Its components indicate he is likely to shift priorities from the Trump Administration in information technology. With the new administration, it is likely that considerable investment in IT systems can happen, according to Gordon Bitko, former CIO of the FBI. Although the composition of […] The post Interview: Former FBI CIO Gordon Bitko on IT modernization in Biden Administration appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

MHS RFI: USAMRAA Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) Website Management Support Services

Notice ID: DSM-20-324 Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) is conducting market research in order to provide website management support services. CDMRP wishes to obtain information from small business contractors that possess the capability to provide the support services and other tasks listed in Attachment 1. Specific Tasks: Website Content Management Manage and maintain content […] The post MHS RFI: USAMRAA Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) Website Management Support Services appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Agencies including VA and CMS improving in CX but need to worry less about...

“All things considered, the state of federal customer experience is looking better this year.” “Using his organization’s in-house CX Index of quality and customer loyalty, Rick Parrish, vice president and principal analyst at Forrester Research, said federal agencies earned a new average high score in 2020 after three years of statistically little change. The National […] The post Agencies including VA and CMS improving in CX but need to worry less about digital – more about human design appeared first on FedHealthIT.

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