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FCW: GSA fine tunes e-commerce effort

“The General Services Administration’s rerelease of its e-commerce portal solicitation shows the agency is figuring out what works for the ambitious project, according to industry experts.” “The agency reissued the solicitation for its commercial e-marketplace on Jan. 8. Vendors who bid on the initial solicitation had until Jan. 15 to submit revisions to their bids.” “In its initial October solicitation, […] The post FCW: GSA fine tunes e-commerce effort appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GSA CIO David Shive: App rationalization means greater efficiency, but not decreased spending

“The General Services Administration is rationalizing its applications at a 9-1 ratio, but CIO David Shive wants industry partners to know his agency’s IT spend continues to increase.” “App rationalization is the process of deciding which apps to keep, replace, retire or consolidate, and it allows GSA to close data centers and reduce software development and maintenance costs.” “For instance, […] The post GSA CIO David Shive: App rationalization means greater efficiency, but not decreased spending appeared first on G2Xchange ETC.

GSA CIO David Shive: App rationalization means greater efficiency, but not decreased spending

“The General Services Administration is rationalizing its applications at a 9-1 ratio, but CIO David Shive wants industry partners to know his agency’s IT spend continues to increase.” “App rationalization is the process of deciding which apps to keep, replace, retire or consolidate, and it allows GSA to close data centers and reduce software development and maintenance costs.” “For instance, […] The post GSA CIO David Shive: App rationalization means greater efficiency, but not decreased spending appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Press Release: U.S. Dept. of the Interior Awards CenturyLink $1.6 Billion EIS Network Services

“CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announced that it won a task order, worth up to $1.6 billion, to provide secure network services and IT modernization solutions to the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) via the General Services Administration’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) program.” “The Department of the Interior selected CenturyLink to deliver secure, modern network services that will help the […] The post Press Release: U.S. Dept. of the Interior Awards CenturyLink $1.6 Billion EIS Network Services appeared first on G2Xchange ETC.

HUD Federal Housing Commissioner Brian Montgomery on technology modernization

“… Technology is another focus. When I had this job before in the Bush and Obama administrations, I used to say, “We need to get our technology into the late ‘90s.” Little did I know, 10 years later, we’d still be saying that. Luckily, Congress got behind us and provided an initial $20 million on what we hope will ultimately […] The post HUD Federal Housing Commissioner Brian Montgomery on technology modernization appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Federal CIO Suzette Kent updates Technology Business Management effort

“After more than two years exploring the adoption of Technology Business Management in the federal government, the Trump administration is now “moving forward” with implementation of the framework, giving agencies flexibility in how they apply it as they track and provide transparency around their IT spend, Federal CIO Suzette Kent said.” “Technology Business Management (TBM) is a leading industry framework […] The post Federal CIO Suzette Kent updates Technology Business Management effort appeared first on G2Xchange ETC.

Federal News Network: USPS 5-year business plan: ‘Innovate faster,’ cut costs to remain solvent

“In an effort to course-correct from more than a decade of net financial losses, the Postal Service on Wednesday released a long-awaited five year-business plan. Postmaster General Megan Brennan and Robert Duncan, chairman of the USPS Board of Governors, said the Postal Service faces a unique challenge operating both as a large business and as a federal agency with a […] The post Federal News Network: USPS 5-year business plan: ‘Innovate faster,’ cut costs to remain solvent appeared first on G2Xchange ETC.

Press Release: FDIC Names Sylvia Burns New Chief Information Officer

“The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today named Sylvia Burns as the agency’s Chief Information Officer and Chief Privacy Officer. Ms. Burns joined the FDIC in September 2018 and is leading the implementation of the agency’s five-year IT modernization plan.” “Sylvia is a recognized leader in information technology and is well-suited to continue our strategic efforts moving forward,” said FDIC […] The post Press Release: FDIC Names Sylvia Burns New Chief Information Officer appeared first on G2Xchange ETC.

Congressional Testimony: US CTO Michael Kratsios on “Industries of the Future”

“From the earliest days of the Trump Administration, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has recognized the profound importance of what we call Industries of the Future. Key emerging technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), quantum information science (QIS), 5G, biotechnology, and advanced manufacturing will shape the U.S. workforce, sustain our nation’s prosperity, strengthen our national security, […] The post Congressional Testimony: US CTO Michael Kratsios on “Industries of the Future” appeared first on G2Xchange ETC.

Video: CESG2020 AI, Cloud and IT Modernization” Government Technology CIO Roundtable with VA

GBEF | CES Government 2020 Government Technology CIO Panel “AI, Cloud and IT Modernization” Moderated by: Charlie Armstrong, GBEF Co-Chair Gundeep Ahluwalia, Chief Information Officer, US Dept. of Labor Elizabeth Cappello, Acting CIO, US Dept. of Homeland Security James Gfrerer, Asst. Secretary for Information Technology, US Dept. of Veterans Affairs Jeff Johnson, Vice President for […] The post Video: CESG2020 AI, Cloud and IT Modernization” Government Technology CIO Roundtable with VA appeared first on FedHealthIT.

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