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Federal Times: How the IRS wants to modernize in the next year

“The Internal Revenue Service fiscal 2021 budget request outlined tens of millions of dollars in modernization investments the agency wants to make to improve customer experience and efficiency. The tax collection agency asked Congress for several boosts in funding for its business systems modernization plan, which asked for an overall increase over $113.8 million.” “One of the largest requested increases […] The post Federal Times: How the IRS wants to modernize in the next year appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FCC Office of Managing Director posts USAC IT Professional Modernization Services RFP

Solicitation: USAC-20-015 “At the request of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Office of Managing Director (OMD), and to ensure wide exposure of the Universal Service Administrative Company’s (USAC) solicitations, the FCC is alerting the public that USAC has posted on its website, USAC is seeking to acquire a group of IT professional services consultants and business professional services consultants, from […] The post FCC Office of Managing Director posts USAC IT Professional Modernization Services RFP appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Government Matters Video: The FY21 budget request and tech modernization

“In this two-part interview, U.S. Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent outlines IT modernization in the FY21 budget request and the government’s plans for data in 2020.” Watch the video here. Source: The FY21 budget request and tech modernization – February 16, 2020. Government Matters. The post Government Matters Video: The FY21 budget request and tech modernization appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Federal News Network: These 6 agencies make their case to Congress for long-term IT...

“The crown jewel of the Modernizing Government Technology Act isn’t the Technology Modernization Fund. If you’ve paid attention to federal technology over the last 20 years, Congress rarely throws much support behind what appropriators like to call ‘slush’ funds.” “Instead, as Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) will tell you, the best thing about the MGT Act is the ability of agencies […] The post Federal News Network: These 6 agencies make their case to Congress for long-term IT modernization funding appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Commentary: Federal Acquisition Change Agent Jaime Gracia on 5 Ways to Create a Culture...

“Improving government operations is something many of us want to do in public service, but like many us, sometimes we don’t know where to start. Innovating is about change, and change can take many forms, such as transforming a process or eliminating rules that are often self-imposed. Like me, others across government have similar ambitious goals that require changes in […] The post Commentary: Federal Acquisition Change Agent Jaime Gracia on 5 Ways to Create a Culture of Innovation in Government appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GovernmentCIO: USPTO Unveils Modernization Strategy and Future of IT Procurement

“The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s new IT modernization strategy includes a three-part strategy that stabilizes its current IT system, modernizes systems and moves operations toward an Agile and DevSecOps framework, officials said Thursday.” “The agency’s current IT system is tightly coupled, making it difficult to maintain or change without impacting a cascade of IT assets, said CIO Jamie Holcombe […] The post GovernmentCIO: USPTO Unveils Modernization Strategy and Future of IT Procurement appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Nextgov: New Bipartisan Bill Would Codify GSA’s Centers of Excellence Program

“The Center of Excellence program—housed within the Technology Transformation Service in the General Services Administration—would be codified in law under new legislation introduced Thursday by Reps. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., and Mark Meadows, R-N.C.” “The Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act is a “light touch codification of the CoE program,” according to Khanna and Meadows.” “This bill and these centers will […] The post Nextgov: New Bipartisan Bill Would Codify GSA’s Centers of Excellence Program appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS to award Data Center 2 Data Storage & Management Services IDIQ task to...

Solicitation: 70RTAC20R00000016 “The Government hereby submits a notice of intent to award a hybrid fixed price, time & materials, and cost reimbursement type indefinite-delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) enterprise-wide contract on a non-competitive basis to Perspecta Enterprise Solutions, LLC (13600 EDS Drive, A3S-B53, Herndon, VA 2017). The anticipated contract is for comprehensive data storage and management services in support of the […] The post DHS to award Data Center 2 Data Storage & Management Services IDIQ task to Perspecta appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

VHA Deputy Chief Health Technology Officer says Successful IT Transformation Requires Forward Thinking

“Federal agencies looking to transformation and modernize their IT must approach ensure they have a plan for success, explained Joseph Ronzio, deputy chief health technology officer at the Veterans Health Administration.” “Speaking at a RedHat virtual summit, Ronzio told Federal IT leaders that before launching any transformation efforts they must first transform their exact modernization […] The post VHA Deputy Chief Health Technology Officer says Successful IT Transformation Requires Forward Thinking appeared first on FedHealthIT.

DHS FEMA awards Financial System Interface, Technical & Program Management Support Services task

8(a) small business Trillion Technology Solutions (Trillion) has been awarded a 3-year, $4M task to provide the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Information Technology Section (IT30) with Financial System Interface (FSI), Technical & Program Management Support Services for Application Development and Sustainment Support to include Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Maintenance, Enhancements and Implementation. This task was awarded on the GSA […] The post DHS FEMA awards Financial System Interface, Technical & Program Management Support Services task appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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