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.
The Interior Department awards a $94 million contract to move its email to Microsoft O365, while DHS will release its solicitation for FirstSource III in January.
The director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released a new strategic intent plan that details the vision and objectives around five principles and eight objectives for the rebranded organization.
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Program Support Center is not answering the phone or email for many of its customers and decided it doesn’t have the authority to transfer contracts back to their home agencies.
GSA decided to use its upcoming IT services contract vehicle, known as COMET, to implement its new Contract Acquisition Life-Cycle Management (CALM) system. The decision surprised some vendors.
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 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.
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.
With OMB poised to have more agencies to make the switch to shared services for back-office functions, chief information officers at smaller agencies say they’re on board with the plan.