Tag Archives: Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD Seeks Info on Potential Sources of Cloud-Based Property Tracking System

The Department of Housing and Urban Development wants information on potential vendors that can replace a legacy system used to track and manage HUD homes and support the department’s financial and accounting processes. A sources-sought notice published Friday says HUD plans to award a potential five-year contract by the end of calendar year 2020 to procure a cloud-based software platform that would replace the Single Family Acquired Asset Management System.

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ICF to Provide Three-Year Support for HUD Housing, Community Development Program

ICF will help the Department of Housing and Urban Development deliver integrated technical assistance and capacity building services under a number of three-year cooperative agreements. The company said Tuesday it will provide data analytics, capacity building, and web-based and on-site training for local non-profit organizations and city, county and state …

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Microsoft Obtains FedRAMP Certification for Intelligent Business App Suite

Microsoft has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program certification to offer its line of intelligent business applications to U.S. government customers. James Townsend, founder and CEO of Microsoft partner company Infostrat, wrote in article published Monday that the Department of Housing and Urban Development granted a FedRAMP authority to operate at …

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Curt Kolcun: Microsoft Seeks to Facilitate Govt Cloud Adoption Through New Services, Programs

Microsoft has introduced new programs and services that seek to help government agencies adopt cloud platforms. Curt Kolcun, vice president of the U.S. public sector at Microsoft, wrote in an article published Tuesday that the company has made the Azure Government Marketplace and the Operations Management Suite portal available to Azure Government …

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ICF to Support HUD Community-Focused Technical Assistance & Capacity Building Program

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded three cooperative agreements worth a total of $11.2 million to ICF International to support the department’s technical assistance and capacity building program. ICF said Wednesday it will provide various services in support of the Community Compass program, manage the HUD Exchange platform, support group and self-directed learning …

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HPE-Built Continuous Security Monitoring Platform Enters Operational Readiness Review Phase; Marilyn Crouther Comments

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has moved forward to the operational readiness review phase of its cybersecurity platform for federal civilian agencies under a Department of Homeland Security-run continuous diagnostics and mitigation program. The company designed its automated CDM platform to help government users identify and categorize information technology security risk by priority, HPE said Tuesday. “HPE is proud to be …

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Summit Consulting Lands FHA Risk Mgmt Analytics Contract; Edward Seiler Comments

Summit Consulting has been awarded a five-year, $19.5 million contract to perform risk-management analytics work for the Federal Housing Administration’s single-family mortgage insurance programs. The company will use cloud-based modeling and reporting platforms to help FHA monitor its single-family mortgage portfolio, Summit Consulting said Wednesday. Edward Seiler, director of mortgage …

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GSA Selects Loan Marketplace Provider DebtX for Agency Financial Advisory Services

The General Services Administration has awarded a five-year contract to Boston-based loan marketplace provider DebtX for a suite of financial advisory services to federal agencies. DebtX said Tuesday it will provide loan sale advisory, valuation and due diligence services to agencies through February 2021 after the company completed a year-long vetting process with GSA. DebtX …

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Esri Demos Open-Data Model for ArcGIS Mapping Platform; Jack Dangermond Comments

Esri showcased an open data-based ArcGIS geographic information system at a digital technology event that was held Monday at the White House. The Expanding Opportunity with Open Data: A White House Demonstration event featured digital tools intended to help government agencies and the general public to access information about job openings or other opportunities …

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ICF Lands Study, Database Support Contracts with HUD, HHS; John Boyle, Jon Moriarty Comment

ICF International has won two contracts worth $36 million combined from the departments of Housing and Urban Development and Health and Human Services to provide database management support and continue work on a study. One potential four-year, $31.2 million recompete contract calls on ICF to continue its provide data collection, training and data analysis …

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Bob Stutz: Microsoft’s Cloud-Based CRM Platform Obtains FedRAMP Certification From HUD

Microsoft has received a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development authorization under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer a cloud-based customer relationship management platform in the government sector. The authority-to-operate approval is for the company’s Dynamics CRM Online Government product suite, Bob Stutz, corporate vice president of …

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