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GSA has awarded contracts to three e-marketplace platform providers

“The U.S. General Services Administration has awarded contracts to three e-marketplace platform providers as part of implementation efforts for the Commercial Platforms program and Section 846 of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act. Awarding these no-cost contracts to Amazon Business, Fisher Scientific, and Overstock.com, Inc. allows GSA to test the use of commercial e-commerce portals for purchases below the micro-purchase […] The post GSA has awarded contracts to three e-marketplace platform providers appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

CVP awarded EPA Clean Air Markets Division application portfolio modernization contract

“CVP has been awarded the Clean Air Markets Division (CAMD) application portfolio modernization program contract for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Through this three-year contract, CVP will combine technology and data modernization to more effectively and securely capture and report on emissions data for the EPA, industry, state, and general public…” “Specifically, CVP will provide advanced technology services to support […] The post CVP awarded EPA Clean Air Markets Division application portfolio modernization contract appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GSA Technology Transformation Services taps Chief of Product

Looking to take advantage of her expertise at applying the promise of emerging technologies to modernizing service delivery, and recent experience leading efforts such as partnering with the White House and OMB on initiatives from IT modernization to the development of toolsets to battle opioid addiction, this entrepreneurial leader has been tapped to help develop a long term roadmap for the product portfolios in the TTS Office of Solutions. The post GSA Technology Transformation Services taps Chief of Product appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DOI CIO Bill Vajda: Agency’s IT modernization success relies upon people, data

“When it came to moving to the cloud, the Interior Department jumped ahead of nearly every other agency back in 2011 with its first email-as-a-service contract.” Nearly nine years later, Interior recently complicated its second round of moving email and collaboration tools the cloud.” “Bill Vajda, Interior’s chief information officer, said the recently completed move to Office 365 from Google […] The post DOI CIO Bill Vajda: Agency’s IT modernization success relies upon people, data appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS CBP IT Executive Sonny Bhagowalia: Open source technologies helping achieve mission goals

“Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) is tasked with protecting U.S. national security and protecting the nation’s borders. When it comes to the technology infrastructure needed to meet mission goals, Sonny Bhagowalia, deputy assistant commissioner with CBP’s Office of Information Technology, has turned to supported open-source technologies.” “Open source offers us a lot of promise,” Bhagowalia said during today’s MeriTalk webinar. […] The post DHS CBP IT Executive Sonny Bhagwalia: Open source technologies helping achieve mission goals appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

TSA updates strategy and highlights IT modernization and improved data management

“The Transportation Security Administration has updated its two-year-old strategy ahead of its 25th anniversary. The last major strategy was supposed to take the agency from 2018 to 2026. The new strategy, dubbed Administrator’s Intent 2.0, revises the original. Admin. David Pekoske says the new strategy aligns with eight other departmental and governmentwide policies. It emphasizes information technology modernization, better data […] The post TSA updates strategy and highlights IT modernization and improved data management appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Federal News Network: CMS launches ‘upskilling summit’ for IT workforce to tackle modernization projects

“While some agencies scrambled to scale up their IT infrastructure as mandatory telework became the new normal — at least for a few months — the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services haven’t let the coronavirus pandemic slow down momentum on IT modernization.” “As part of that modernization agenda, the agency’s Office of Information Technology […] The post Federal News Network: CMS launches ‘upskilling summit’ for IT workforce to tackle modernization projects appeared first on FedHealthIT.

USDA FPAC Business Center awards task for Testing and Certification of Software Applications

Small business C&T Technologies (a Joint Venture between CSS and Tantus Technologies) has been awarded a 2-year, $4M task by the US Department of Agriculture. The work will be to provide Testing and Certification of Software Applications used to support all new systems required by future farm bills, modernization, ad hoc legislation, and farm loan programs for USDA’s Farm Production […] The post USDA FPAC Business Center awards task for Testing and Certification of Software Applications appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

VA OIG Director of IT and Security Audits discusses Modernizing IT at VA

“Mike Bowman, Director of Information Technology and Security Audits at the Department of Veterans Affairs OIG, details recommendations to address the issue of the VA CIO not approving some acquisitions.” Watch the video here. Source: Modernizing IT at the Department of Veterans Affairs – June 22, 2020. Government Matters. The post VA OIG Director of IT and Security Audits discusses Modernizing IT at VA appeared first on FedHealthIT.

State taps Director for Global IT Modernization

Armed with 25 years of experience including implementing improved IT processes for U.S. embassies and guiding contractors in managing and monitoring over 400 sites (classified and unclassified) with 65,000 users, this longtime State Department IT executive takes on a new role with the Agency leading a team charged with providing new IT solutions to support diplomats at all U.S. embassies and consulates. The post State taps Director for Global IT Modernization appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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