Suzette Kent, the federal chief information officer, said nearly a year to the date of launching the new shared services strategy, the Homeland Security Department’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is armed with a strategy and $25 million.
GSA and DHS award a $276 million contract to CGI-Federal to modernize the current shared services platform and add new capabilities for small and micro agencies under the continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) program.
The IT Acquisition Advisory Council (IT-AAC) sent a memo to House and Senate lawmakers explaining why the Defense Department should drop its JEDI plan and follow the path of the CIA.
For the first time in seven years, the Office of Management and Budget is revamping the regulations that govern the federal grant making process based on changes in legislation and those requested by the grants community.
President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2021 budget request includes $125 million for the Technology Modernization Fund and the return of the priority for agencies to move to IPv6.
This week on Amtower Off Center, Joshua Frank, managing partner of RSM Federal joins host Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of consolidated schedules, category management and how to get ahead of the bidding process.
Mary Davie, GSA’s director of the program management office for human resources shared services, will leave the agency after 30 years on Feb. 3.
Beth Angerman, the principal deputy associate administrator in GSA’s Office of Governmentwide Policy, resigned after almost 15 years in government, including the last six heading up the governmentwide shared services initiative.
The Labor Department is moving from 13 different HR offices, 26 different IT application organizations, four different procurement organizations and numerous personnel security offices down to one of each as part of its internal consolidation.
The Department of Homeland Security released two solicitations seeking industry help to consolidate and modernize as many as 22 legacy financial management systems for a fifth time in the last 15 years.
CISA’s Jeanette Manfra said her office has talked with 50 agencies, cloud and network vendors and others to create guidance to help agencies more easily meet the Trusted Internet Connections requirements.
Emily Murphy, the GSA administrator, said over the past year the agency has collected and used more information about acquisition and real estate to save money and improve services.
NITAAC responds to incorrect statements made on the 9/3 episode of Amtower Off Center.
The Veterans Affairs Department is getting out of the smart identity card issuance business by moving its 500,000 employees to GSA’s shared service.