Karl Mathias, the chief information officer of the U.S. Marshals Service, said he hired a new chief technology officer to help develop a 5-to-10 year technology modernization roadmap.
The Federal Acquisition Regulations Council released an interim final rule implementing the ban on ZTE and Huawei products and services on systems and networks used by federal contractors.
Patrick Pizzella, acting Labor secretary, spent time at the agency in the 2000s and is using that knowledge to push the pace of change in technology, human resources and driving decisions through data.
Irv Dennis, the CFO of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, said the data analytics portion of the Centers of Excellence effort is helping to transform the agency’s financial management processes and technologies.
Current acting CIO Terryne Murphy accepted a new job in government and Andre Mendes, the CIO at ITA, to take over that role.
Willie Crenshaw, the program executive for the CDM office at NASA, said teams of employees are educating mission areas about the cyber initiative and learning about new priorities.
Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle, the new DoD Secretary and the president continue to weigh-in on the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure procurement raising questions about the future of the initiative.
The General Services Administration’s inspector general recommended the Federal Acquisition Service cancel two of McKinsey and Company’s schedule contracts after finding problems with how the agency negotiated the prices for consulting services.
Potential contractors and grantees are waiting longer to get a CAGE Code from the Defense Logistics Agency, which is needed to do business with the government.
Jose Arrieta, chief information officer at HHS, said the Accelerate platform will take data from the five current contract writing systems and add microservices on top so contracting officers can take advantage of the information to make better decisions.
The Homeland Security Department and the General Services Administration released details about program and policies that outline the future of major acquisition efforts.
Matt Goodrich, of GSA, Ben Sweezy, of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Tony Scardino of USPTO, are among the federal executives on the move over the last month.
The Department of Health and Human Services decided in June that its Program Support Office would immediately stop offering assisted acquisition services, impacting dozens of agencies.
Four members of the House Armed Services Committee wrote to President Donald Trump that any further delays to the cloud procurement known as JEDI would harm the Pentagon.