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Government Technology Insider: 21st Century IDEA Enables Agencies to Accelerate Data Sharing and a...

“Undoubtedly, the pandemic accelerated the need for a digital government with the capacity for enhanced data sharing. While federal agencies have always needed to share critical information, this need has been heightened since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sharing information and data with stakeholders – both internal and external to the agency – has necessitated a greatly improved digital […] The post Government Technology Insider: 21st Century IDEA Enables Agencies to Accelerate Data Sharing and a More Digital Government appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GovernmentCIO: ‘SecDevOps’ and RPA Drive IT Modernization Efforts at DHS

“Despite potential for pandemic-induced disruptions, the Department of Homeland Security’s IT modernization strategy accelerated in 2020. The agency already moved about 75% of its network traffic to a new enterprise cloud-based network, and it hopes to finish the transition from legacy IT systems to the new network by early spring, said Deputy CIO (and current acting CIO) Beth Cappello…” “Capello […] The post GovernmentCIO: ‘SecDevOps’ and RPA Drive IT Modernization Efforts at DHS appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

USDA launching major upgrade to Financial Management System

“The Agriculture Department is preparing for a major financial management system upgrade. USDA launches a six-year project to modernize and move its financial systems to the cloud. The agency issued a sources sought notice to determine vendor capabilities to provide analysis, design, testing and migration of the current SAP business suite to the next generation SAP Intelligent enterprise platform. The […] The post USDA launching major upgrade to Financial Management System appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Federal News Network: Digital modernization saves NASA ‘a lot of time, effort and money’

“You might not think a $23 billion annual budget will have you looking for ways to pinch pennies, but if you’re NASA, the cost to explore the universe can be out of this world. Pinar Moore, deputy project manager at NASA, said watching how they spend their money is part of NASA’s culture. So some 15 years ago, NASA planted […] The post Federal News Network: Digital modernization saves NASA ‘a lot of time, effort and money’ appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Commentary: The Importance of Modern, Digital Government Services

“As with other great crises throughout history, the COVID-19 pandemic itself did not break the global economy, healthcare or emergency response capabilities. Instead, it revealed systems that were already broken. Tightly integrated global supply chains failed as the pandemic forced factory closures and transportation disturbances. Many basic systems at the core of government, such as voting and public benefits platforms, […] The post Commentary: The Importance of Modern, Digital Government Services appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

MeriTalk: Coast Guard Searching for Cloud-Based Digital Evidence Management System

“The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is looking to acquire a cloud-based Digital Evidence Management System to support its Coast Guard Investigative Service (CGIS) component. In a Feb. 9 Beta.Sam.gov sources sought notice, USGS said it anticipates acquiring a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution to meet its need. USCG explained that CGIS is required to collect, store, share, and […] The post MeriTalk: Coast Guard Searching for Cloud-Based Digital Evidence Management System appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

New Senate bill would appropriate $500M to Department of Labor to modernize unemployment technology

“A group of Senate Democrats led by Finance Committee chairman Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced a bill on Wednesday to revamp state unemployment insurance technology by creating a set of shareable technology capabilities for benefits centered on user experience…” “The new bill would appropriate $500 million for the Department of Labor to create a modular set of technology capacities to […] The post New Senate bill would appropriate $500M to Department of Labor to modernize unemployment technology appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DOL, NSF CIOs on long-term outlook for IT Modernization, Cloud

“Federal officials stressed the need to view IT modernization as a continuous effort, rather than a buy- and-forget process, on Feb. 8 at the Resiliency Colloquium organized by MeriTalk, ACT-IAC, and the Partnership for Public Service, who partnered on the Resilient report issued earlier this month…” “’Resiliency in IT modernization needs to be treated like a marathon and not a […] The post DOL, NSF CIOs on long-term outlook for IT Modernization, Cloud appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Press Release: Alpha Omega wins USDA Forest Service contract for IT Modernization Support including...

“Alpha Omega Integration, LLC, (Alpha Omega) has been awarded a contract with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to technologically support the Forest Service’s Natural Resource Manager (NRM). NRM has launched a technology modernization and redesign objective. They are relying on Alpha Omega’s USDA institutional knowledge and legacy delivering IT business success to enhance user experience and drive functional […] The post Press Release: Alpha Omega wins USDA Forest Service contract for IT Modernization Support including UX appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Despite loss of $9B budget, $1.2B in funding still possible for Technology Modernization Fund

“Congressional Democrats are moving forward this week with the budget reconciliation process that aims to create the legislative language for President Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan. After budget measures were passed with approved amendments by the House and Senate on Feb. 5, relevant committees in the House are drafting legislative language for the relief bill, with an eye to […] The post Despite loss of $9B budget, $1.2B in funding still possible for Technology Modernization Fund appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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