Tag Archives: 18F

16 Companies Form Digital Services Coalition

Sixteen small- and medium-sized companies have established a new coalition to promote the use of Agile processes in government information technology contracting and encourage collaboration between agencies and industry. The Digital Services Coalition will work with the U.S. Digital Service, the General Services Administration’s 18F organization and other agencies to improve the delivery of government services to citizens, the coalition said Wednesday.

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AWS Eyes GovCloud East Region Launch in 2018

Amazon Web Services plans to launch in 2018 a second region for its cloud platform designed to host regulated data workloads and sensitive information. The AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region will work to provide government clients with additional disaster recovery options and help them comply with several regulatory requirements, the company said …

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CSRA Holds Event to Help Startup Firms Introduce Tech Platforms in Federal Market

CSRA hosted an event Wednesday to help eight startup companies showcase a range of emerging technology platforms to potential federal government clients, MeriTalk reported Wednesday. The report said CSRA selected the startups out of 120 firms to demonstrate their platforms at the Emerging Technologies Day. Companies that joined the event include Capriza, Be …

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Steve Costalas Receives Executive Mosaic’s Top General Counsel Executives Award

STEVE COSTALAS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL & SECRETARY VENCORE, INC. Steve Costalas is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Vencore, Inc.  Vencore has over 40 years of proven experience providing information solutions, engineering and analysis to the U.S. Intelligence Community, Department of Defense and Civilian Agencies.  Vencore …

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GSA Hosts Industry Day to Discuss Govt Tech Modernization Efforts

The General Services Administration held an event Thursday to inform vendors of GSA’s  framework to address outdated technology systems in the government. GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth hosted the technology industry day with agency Chief Technology Officer Navin Vembar; David Shive, acting commissioner for the Technology Transformation Service; Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of integrated technology services; and 18F Executive …

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FedScoop: 18F Issues RFP For Interagency Identity Mgmt Platform Under Agile BPA Vehicle

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has issued a request for proposals via GitHub that seeks implementation support for a consumer-facing interagency authentication platform for citizen services, FedScoop reported Friday. Billy Mitchell writes 18F wants a vendor team that could provide technical features to the login.gov identity management platform, which is scheduled to be launched in November 2016. …

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TrueTandem to Build FedRAMP Dashboard Under GSA’s 18F Agile BPA Task Order

TrueTandem has secured a $150,000 task order from the General Services Administration‘s 18F organization to create a dashboard for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, Fedscoop reported Tuesday. Billy Mitchell writes the award represents the first task order under 18F’s Agile development services blanket purchase agreement. The digital services delivery organization selected 16 …

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Vencore to Offer Software Dev’t Services Through GSA 18F Agile BPA Vehicle; Mac Curtis Comments

Vencore will work to provide software development services to government agencies under the potential $25 million Agile Delivery Services blanket purchase agreement of the General Services Administration‘s 18F digital services organization. The company said Tuesday the Agile BPA vehicle seeks to facilitate the procurement of digital products and services by …

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Maximus Federal Lead Tom Romeo on Agencies’ Citizen Experience Commercialization Efforts, LPTA Use in IT Acquisitions

As head of Maximus‘ federal services business, Tom Romeo oversees an approximate $500 million portfolio of work for the federal government in areas such as health program support and business process services to agencies for the facilitation of a process the company calls the “Citizen Journey.” The company views the Citizen Journey as …

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Chad Woolf: AWS Guidance Aims to Help Agencies Secure Cloud Network Connections

Amazon Web Services has developed a framework meant to help agencies and vendors architect Trusted Internet Connection-ready cloud computing tools that comply with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program’s moderate baseline security requirements. The Guidance for TIC Readiness on AWS was produced after the cloud service provider completed its FedRAMP-Trusted Internet Connection Overlay testing …

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