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“The IRS, in addition to sending millions of pandemic stimulus payments and preparing for the start of the tax filing season, has spent much of the new year gearing up for its most significant reorganization in recent years. That shakeup doesn’t have anything to do with the start of the Biden administration — at least not yet. Rather, the IRS […] The post Federal News Network: IRS sends Congress $4B ‘aspirational vision’ to overhaul taxpayer services appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.
“The General Services Administration under President Joe Biden will be led by an array of Obama-era officials, the agency announced Wednesday, just hours into the 46th president’s term. In particular, GSA’s acquisition and technology efforts will be run by agency alumni keenly familiar with its missions: Sonny Hashmi, former GSA CIO, will lead the Federal Acquisition Service. And Dave Zvenyach […] The post Former GSA CIO Sonny Hashmi to lead Federal Acquisition Service appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.
“The incoming Biden administration seems to want to pick up on this innovation theme. President-elect Joe Biden’s pandemic relief proposal seems to have the handwriting of former members of 18F and USDS all over it. Among the things it includes is $200 million for the Information Technology Oversight and Reform (ITOR) fund to help rapidly hire hundreds of cyber and […] The post GSA CIO David Shive: IT innovation gap closing between private and public sectors appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.
GSA Digital Infrastructure Technologies Exec Erika Dinnie: DIGIT contract to provide innovation such as...
“A new survey of federal chief information officers and interviews with agency technology leaders show the IT and innovation gap between public and private sector organizations has closed significantly, and because of the COVID-19 pandemic, agencies are enjoying the taste of new technology more often…” “One example of that is the recent contract award by the General Services Administration to […] The post GSA Digital Infrastructure Technologies Exec Erika Dinnie: DIGIT contract to provide innovation such as AI, RPA appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.
“IT modernization has been a growing focus in federal government for years, but President Donald Trump’s signing of the Information Technology Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act last month put more momentum behind it. It codified the General Services Administration’s Centers of Excellence into law — an initiative which the Agriculture Department had been using long before. USDA Chief Information […] The post USDA CIO Gary Washington on IT Modernization leading to better customer experience appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.
Small business Skylight Digital (Skylight) has been awarded a 10-month $2.4M contract with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for Website Development Support. The contract was awarded using GSA IT-70. Awardee Name: SKYLIGHT DIGITAL LLC Contract Duration: 10 months Total Contract Value: $2,380,737.60 Funding Agency: CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION Number of Bidders: […] The post CDC awards Website Development Support contract appeared first on FedHealthIT.
ED Solicitation: Cloud Hosting, System Administration, and Website Support and Development for Institute of...
Notice ID 91990021R0010 Related Notice(s); IESE200532BT “Background – The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education currently maintains a virtual data center hosted in Amazon Web Services (AWS). The virtual data center consists of approximately 60 virtual servers, most of which are a version of Windows Server. The primary function of the data center is to […] The post ED Solicitation: Cloud Hosting, System Administration, and Website Support and Development for Institute of Education Sciences appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.
“Amid a significant multiyear modernization effort, the Indian Health Service is looking to industry for input regarding the formulation of a new and updated strategic plan, according to a request for information released Jan. 13.” “The Indian Health Service, located within the Health and Human Services Department, provides federal health services to approximately 2.6 million […] The post Nextgov: Indian Health Service Seeks Input on Modernization Plan appeared first on FedHealthIT.
“President-elect Joe Biden today released his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package that includes $9 billion for a fund used to improve the federal government’s IT and cybersecurity.” “Most of the massive surge in funding is to accelerate the nationwide vaccine campaign and to provide aid to Americans who have been economically harmed during the pandemic, with expanded cash grants, food […] The post Biden coronavirus relief package includes $9B boost to Technology Modernization Fund appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.
GAO is making 9 recommendations including that “the Commissioner of Internal Revenue should submit a revised information returns system modernization plan to Congress that describes how it integrates with IRS’s broader IT modernization efforts, the resources needed to achieve effective and timely modernization, and the proposed schedule and scope of the effort. (Recommendation 7).” Read the full 77-page report here. […] The post GAO: IRS should submit revised information returns system modernization plan to Congress appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.