Jay Mahanand, the chief information officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development, said the plan is to launch an enterprise portfolio management program that USAID will deploy worldwide in the coming months.
In part two of Federal News Networks’ ongoing special report, GSA @ 70: Mission evolved, Administrator Emily Murphy discusses how this third distinct period of GSA history is different from her first stint in the 2000s and how she is setting the agency’s path forward.
In part 1 of the Federal News Networks’ ongoing special report, GSA@70: Mission evolved, two long-time employees, Lenny Loewentritt and Mary Davie, discuss how the agency’s role in government has grown and become more impactful over the last seven decades.
GSA outlined its strategy to award multiple contracts to e-marketplace providers and pilot this approach with open market products that fall under the micro-purchase threshold of $10,000.
Bryan Thomas, the senior vice president for public sector at World Wide Technology, said private sector use cases is helping agencies become more comfortable with leading edge technology
The CIO Council’s Application Rationalization Playbook provides a six-step approach for how agencies can more efficiently manage their IT portfolios and decide whether to keep software in house or take it to the cloud.
The Professional Services Council, an industry association, asked the Senate Appropriations Committee to limit the type of work Federally-Funded Research and Development Centers can do for DoD.
The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Investigations’ report on the cybersecurity at eight agencies highlights systemic problems over the last decade and offers several recommendations.
The Court of Federal Claims is scheduled to hear oral arguments from government, AWS and Oracle lawyers on July 10 over JEDI, DoD’s $10 billion cloud procurement.
Ian West, the cybersecurity chief of the NATO Communications and Information Agency, said the launch of a new encrypted workspace lets five countries test how they can share secure video, voice, chat and information gathering capabilities.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee will release the 8th Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard showing five agencies improving, five falling and 14 agencies holding steady.
Federal CIO Suzette Kent released the final version of the cloud smart strategy highlighting the need for agencies to take an interdisciplinary approach to moving applications to the cloud.
Amy Haseltine, the deputy chief information officer for enterprise services at HHS, said the agency brought a cross-agency team together to focus on how best to apply the tenets of FITARA to improve mission delivery.
Justice Department and Amazon Web Services attorneys filed separate responses highlighting what they say are false or misleading claims made by Oracle in its Court of Federal Claims protest.