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Two agencies are attempting to improve the Contractor Performance Assessment Retrieval System (CPARS) process, which many say isn’t working as intended.
You might not think a $23 billion annual budget will have you looking for ways to pinch pennies, but if you’re NASA, the cost to explore the universe can be out of this world.
GSA’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) program saw $14 billion in task orders last year and expects the use of the contracts only to increase this year.
The Labor Department’s initiative to consolidate and centralize back-office functions would receive a boost in fiscal 2021 of at least $25 million for IT modernization under both the House and Senate spending bills.
The General Services Administration received almost $27 million for two IT modernization projects from the Technology Modernization Fund.
Contractors should get ready for a busy holiday season with final solicitations expected to come from DISA, NIH and DHS for mega-contracts.
A new white paper from the Shared Services Leadership Coalition brings to light some suggestions for overcoming long-standing obstacles that have hindered governmentwide shared services.
Maylin Jue, the Labor Department’s enterprisewide shared services program manager, said by consolidating human resources, personnel security, technology and procurement functions across the department, employees will receive better, faster and cheaper services.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will offer its Automated Information Sharing (AIS) program and new vulnerability disclosure platform as shared services to help improve the sharing of cyber threats.
GSA’s NewPay and DHS’ cyber quality service management office (QSMO) are going to be the first initiatives out of the gate with new capabilities in 2021, while grants, financial management and others are expecting major changes too next year.
Suzette Kent, who recently left after more than two years as the federal CIO, said lawmakers need to reconsider how they fund technology modernization efforts so they are not just a one-year effort.
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.