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Legislation would create new USDA agency for agriculture technology research

“Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, on Monday introduced legislation to create the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Terra (ARPA–Terra), a new agency at the Agriculture Department that would invest in agricultural technologies to increase economic opportunity for farmers, ranchers and rural communities.” “At a time when American farmers and ranchers are facing extreme weather and low commodity prices, […] The post Legislation would create new USDA agency for agriculture technology research appeared first on G2Xchange ETC.

Booz Allen makes good use of new IDIQ, adds $16M NIH NIAID Digital Communications...

Gaining Prime access to contract vehicles is key but knowing how to leverage them is more important. Having earned a Prime spot on this multiple-award IDIQ early this year, this longtime partner to the NIH closed out the fiscal year with several early wins, to include a 3-year task in support of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious DiseasesThe post Booz Allen makes good use of new IDIQ, adds $16M NIH NIAID Digital Communications Services & Support win appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

Booz Allen makes good use of new IDIQ, adds $16M NIH NIAID Digital Communications...

Gaining Prime access to contract vehicles is key but knowing how to leverage them is more important. Having earned a Prime spot on this multiple-award IDIQ early this year, this longtime partner to the NIH closed out the fiscal year with several early wins, to include a 3-year task in support of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious DiseasesThe post Booz Allen makes good use of new IDIQ, adds $16M NIH NIAID Digital Communications Services & Support win appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

DHS draws criticism for plan to issue two RFPs for financial systems modernization

“The Homeland Security Department definitely has it right this time. Correct?” “After four unsuccessful attempts to modernize and consolidate as many as 22 financial management systems, DHS’s latest approach is a winner.” “For the sake of the almost 17-year-old agency, let’s, once again, hope so.” “DHS released two solicitations last week seeking industry help to provide system integrator services and […] The post DHS draws criticism for plan to issue two RFPs for financial systems modernization appeared first on G2Xchange ETC.

USDA customer experience consolidation to provide ‘omni-channel’ experience for farmers

“The General Services Administration’s Center of Excellence partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture will focus efforts on consolidating the USDA’s contact centers to create an ‘omni-channel’ experience for farmers.” “Previous work on the center focused on allowing the department to see call intake, web and chat bot engagement in a centralized place, which Anil Cheriyan, director of the Technology […] The post USDA customer experience consolidation to provide ‘omni-channel’ experience for farmers appeared first on G2Xchange ETC.

Guidehouse picks up $30M in IT and Digital Strategy Support task wins at NIH

This global strategy, technology and management consultancy, noted as one of the Federal Health Consulting Firms Creating a Buzz, had a busy year end at NIH, as they picked up a string of task wins to support efforts ranging from development of a Digital Strategy Roadmap for NIH OD and Information Technology Resource Center (ITRC) support to Change Management and Research funding system support for the NIH National Cancer InstituteThe post Guidehouse picks up $30M in IT and Digital Strategy Support task wins at NIH appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

Guidehouse picks up $30M in IT and Digital Strategy Support task wins at NIH

This global strategy, technology and management consultancy, noted as one of the Federal Health Consulting Firms Creating a Buzz, had a busy year end at NIH, as they picked up a string of task wins to support efforts ranging from development of a Digital Strategy Roadmap for NIH OD and Information Technology Resource Center (ITRC) support to Change Management and Research funding system support for the NIH National Cancer InstituteThe post Guidehouse picks up $30M in IT and Digital Strategy Support task wins at NIH appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

Northrop Grumman adds several wins at CDC, to include Technical, Digital Web and Informatics...

This global technology consultancy, who can lay claim to a 20-year history of helping the CDC respond quickly and effectively to major public health events such as Ebola, Haiti, Katrina, H1N1 and SARS, has added several new wins to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ranging from providing support to DTBE and DHQP, to digital web support to the Office of Laboratory Web ServicesThe post Northrop Grumman adds several wins at CDC, to include Technical, Digital Web and Informatics Support Services tasks appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

Northrop Grumman adds several wins at CDC, to include Technical, Digital Web and Informatics...

This global technology consultancy, who can lay claim to a 20-year history of helping the CDC respond quickly and effectively to major public health events such as Ebola, Haiti, Katrina, H1N1 and SARS, has added several new wins to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ranging from providing support to DTBE and DHQP, to digital web support to the Office of Laboratory Web ServicesThe post Northrop Grumman adds several wins at CDC, to include Technical, Digital Web and Informatics Support Services tasks appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

US Digital Service rethinks acquisition culture with the end user in mind

“The U.S. Digital Service tries to take the temperature of acquisition culture as part of an agency’s journey toward digital transformation.” “Originally designed for contract specialists and officers in the CIO Council, the Digital Service Maturity Determination tool is used to score various workplaces on how well they meet certain metrics when undergoing acquisition activities. USDS Digital Services Procurement Expert […] The post US Digital Service rethinks acquisition culture with the end user in mind appeared first on G2Xchange ETC.

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