Mike Madsen, the deputy director of Defense Innovation Unit, said his organization in 2021 published 26 solicitations for commercial solutions for which it received 1,100 proposals. The solicitations on average received 43 proposals each.
By the end of the fiscal year, FEMA plans to put about 26 systems in the cloud as a way to improve mission and citizen services.
The procurement and finance organizations have helped push the IRS toward a more innovative approach that focuses on automation to move away from repetitive, mundane tasks.
Maria Roat, the recently retired deputy federal CIO, retired at the end of March after 41 years of federal service, including the last two as the deputy federal CIO.
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Federal CIO Clare Martorana has been briefing lawmakers about awards and the impact of the Technology Modernization Fund to ensure transparency and accountability.
Sharon Woods, the director of Hosting and Compute Center at DISA, said her office if building more modern cloud capabilities including a containters-as-a-service offering.
Amy Haseltine, the deputy assistant commissioner for acquisitions in the Office of the IT Category in the Federal Acquisition Service, said GSA is offering a neutral environment to address EIS transition challenges.
Janet Vogel, the former acting CIO and chief information security officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, recently retired after 40 years of federal service.
Kurt DelBene, the VA’s assistant secretary for information and technology and chief information officer, said he will push the agency to having a more agile, customer focused digital experience.
Dan York, the director of data transparency for Office of Governmentwide Policy at GSA, said the new portal should make IT spending data more available, more transparent and more visible.
GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service is putting a larger focus on customer experience both on the front end systems and back end processes.
Paul Puckett, the director of the Army's Enterprise Cloud Management Agency, said the cArmy platform and CAMO vehicle demonstrate how to optimize cloud buying for the entire service.
Chris DeRusha, the federal chief information security officer, said the final zero trust strategy gives the federal government an opportunity to lead the conversation for how best to improve cybersecurity.