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 Department of Health and Human Services is cancelling many of its interagency agreements with DoD, affecting 18 separate shared services including the Employee Assistance Program.
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.
Transforming how government does business will take time, and commitment, from partners inside and outside of government.
Alan Balutis, a senior director and distinguished fellow for Cisco Systems’ U.S. Public Sector, details 11 steps that would make shared services work in the government.
In today’s Federal Newscast, 11 agencies improved their grades, and for the first time no agency received an F on the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act or FITARA scorecard.
Glenn Davidson, the former executive director of enterprise services at the Commerce, said after three years the agency is seeing better services and cost avoidance from consolidating IT, acquisition and HR services.
In this exclusive executive briefing, the following experts will explore the current state of shared services and where the industry and agency strategies are headed.
With managed services, agencies such as the departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Homeland Security area sharing overhead, surge capacity and costs for their help desk services.