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SEC inks $32M Enterprise Data Analytics Platform (EDAP) Software & Support task with Palantir

Palantir has been awarded a 5-year, $32M enterprise data analytics platform (EDAP) Palantir software and support task with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This task was awarded on the SEC Integrated Hardware/Software/Services Solutions, Predominately Services BPA. Awardee Name: PALANTIR TECHNOLOGIES INC. Contract Duration: 60 months Total Contract Value: $32,151,371.36 Funding Agency: SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Award ID: 50310220F0137 The post SEC inks $32M Enterprise Data Analytics Platform (EDAP) Software & Support task with Palantir appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedScoop: GSA procurement modernization continues with point-of-sale task order award

“The General Services Administration will modernize its point-of-sale (POS) system with a five-year, $5.2 million task order award to Karsun Solutions.” “The GSA Enhanced Checkout (GECO) task order is one of several new awards under the CIO Modernization and Enterprise Transformation (COMET) blanket purchase agreement (BPA) for upgrading or replacing outdated backend procurement systems.” “Currently, GSA’s online and physical stores use Microsoft Dynamics Retail […] The post FedScoop: GSA procurement modernization continues with point-of-sale task order award appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Interview: GSA Executive Allen Hill discusses Digital Transformation & IT Modernization

“Federal agencies are updating their IT infrastructures with the goal to better support improved operational efficiency, user productivity and digital services deployed to the public. For those who want to know about the technologies available to support digital transformation, Allen Hill is the man.” “Federal networks need to become agile and smart so information can move on demand without the […] The post Interview: GSA Executive Allen Hill discusses Digital Transformation & IT Modernization appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Two signs that IT modernization initiatives are making headway for agencies including USDA and...

“Well, the Department of Housing and Urban Development finally took the plunge. More than a year after it began to think about phase 2 of the Centers of Excellence IT Modernization initiative, HUD made two awards—one to improve customer experience services and one to accelerate cloud adoption…” “HUD’s move into phase 2 of the CoE was a long time coming. […] The post Two signs that IT modernization initiatives are making headway for agencies including USDA and HUD appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Nextgov: HUD Officially Moves to Next Phase of Centers of Excellence Program

“The oldest agency partnership with the General Services Administration’s Centers of Excellence is starting Phase II of the program with two contract awards announced Monday.” “The Housing and Urban Development Department is an elder statesman in the CoE program, joining in September 2018 as the second agency to sign up. The Agriculture Department was first to sign up in December […] The post Nextgov: HUD Officially Moves to Next Phase of Centers of Excellence Program appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Press Release: GSA and HUD Issue Cloud Adoption and Customer Experience Awards for Centers...

The U.S. General Services Administration and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced the awardees for the GSA Centers of Excellence (CoE) implementation contracts related to the CoE centers of Cloud Adoption and Customer Experience. These awards are the next steps in moving into the implementation phase of CoE work at HUD. The CoE and HUD released […] The post Press Release: GSA and HUD Issue Cloud Adoption and Customer Experience Awards for Centers of Excellence Implementation Work appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GSA taps rising leader Camille Tucker to serve as Acting Chief Customer Officer

Camille Tucker, who led the Voice of the Customer Team within the General Service Administration’s Office of Customer Experience, has been tapped by GSA as the new Acting Chief Customer Officer. In this role, she will lead OCE, which identifies customer insights and partners across the agency to design more customer-centered experiences, processes and solutions. Related Item AWS recruits rising […] The post GSA taps rising leader Camille Tucker to serve as Acting Chief Customer Officer appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

USDA and NSF IT Executives added to Technology Modernization Board

USDA Farm Service Agency CIO Darren Ash and NSF Deputy Assistant Director for Computer and Information Science and Engineering Dr. Erwin Gianchandani have been added to the Technology Modernization Board, a Federal body that evaluates project proposals submitted for funding in accordance with the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act of 2018. Ash and Gianchandani previously served as Alternate Board Members, but […] The post USDA and NSF IT Executives added to Technology Modernization Board appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GSA awards Contract Acquisition Life-cycle Management (CALM) system pilot task order to Sevatec

“The U.S. General Services Administration has awarded its Contract Acquisition Life-cycle Management (CALM) system pilot phase Task Order worth $7.5M to Sevatec. CALM aims to modernize all of the internal acquisition processes and systems in GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), seeking to improve, streamline, consolidate, simplify and standardize across the numerous programs that account for FAS’ $60B in annual revenue. […] The post GSA awards Contract Acquisition Life-cycle Management (CALM) system pilot task order to Sevatec appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

As Federal software application spending grows, many agencies utilize Agilefall

“Here’s a new term for you to learn: Agilefall.” “It’s the place where many agencies live as they take on digital transformation. You see, Agilefall is that station between agile software development and waterfall development.” “We see far more examples of agencies where they are trying to straddle both worlds and haven’t made the leap to full on agile,” said […] The post As Federal software application spending grows, many agencies utilize Agilefall appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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