Tag Archives: Internal Revenue Service

Treasury Dept Renews R&D Center Operation Contract With Mitre; Beth Meinert Quoted

Mitre will continue to operate a federally funded research and development center for the Treasury Department through 2023 under a contract extension. The Center for Enterprise Modernization FFRDC helps the Internal Revenue Service and other agencies at the Treasury meet mission-critical requirements by providing data-driven analysis, integration, systems engineering and decision …

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IRS Eyes AI-Based Analytical Platform for Cybersecurity

The Internal Revenue Service has asked industry to submit information on artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, data analytics and machine learning algorithms or methods intended to counter cyber and insider threats. IRS said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday it seeks an analytical platform that can support local and global settings, constantly learn about …

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MTSI’s Jeff Elder Recognized With National Defense Industrial Association’s Technology Award

Jeff Elder, the current head of the lethality unit of Modern Technology Solutions Inc.‘s army and missile defense division, has received the Technology Award from the National Defense Industrial Association’s Tennessee Valley chapter. The award recognizes Elder’s technical contributions to the fields of lethality analysis, modeling and simulation and the …

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Horacio Rozanski: Booz Allen Foundation to Complement Corporate Philanthropic Initiatives

Booz Allen Hamilton has established a public charity that aims to help address social challenges and strengthen community resilience with the use of technology. The company said Wednesday pledged an initial $5 million to support the Booz Allen Foundation’s mission across its primary focus areas of public health, military veteran services, youth and education. …

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IRS Seeks Potential SaaS Cloud Application Sources

The Internal Revenue Service has begun its search for potential sources of software-as-a-service applications designed to run on a Microsoft-built cloud platform. A presolicitation notice posted Thursday on FedBizOpps says IRS plans to buy several SaaS cloud offerings that include PowerBI, Project Online, Office applications, SharePoint Online, Cloud Private Branch …

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Unisys to Update, Maintain IRS’ Fuel Tax Filing Verification System; PV Puvvada Comments

Unisys has won a potential four-year, $17.6 million task order to continue to help the Internal Revenue Service operate, maintain and update a system the government uses to monitor and verify excise fuel tax filings. The company said Tuesday it will perform maintenance work on IRS’ Excise Files Information Retrieval System code as part of efforts to …

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IRS Extends Software Maintenance Contract With Cyber Armed Security

Cyber Armed Security will continue its software maintenance services to the Internal Revenue Service‘s sign-on system through a six-month performance period. A FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday states the IRS exercised an option to extend maintenance services for 100,500 licenses of Passlogix-built v-GO Single Sign-On system. v-GO SSO is an enterprise single sign-on platform that works …

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Brian Clark: NCI Gets Extension on IRS Data Tech Services Contract

Reston, Virginia-based information technology services provider NCI has received a one-year, $4.9 million task order to continue its support for the Internal Revenue Service‘s efforts to implement big data analytics tools and practices. NCI said Wednesday it will help the tax collection agency develop an architecture prototype, interface with delivery partners and engineer documentation for the the agency’s Return …

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GAO Vet Dianne Guensberg Joins Grant Thornton as Public Sector Assurance Practice Managing Director; Carlos Otal Comments

Dianne Guensberg, a 36-year veteran of the Government Accountability Office, has been appointed managing director of the public sector assurance practice at consulting and audit services firm Grant Thornton. Guensberg will work with the firm’s audit clients in government, Grant Thornton said Tuesday. “She brings more than 30 years of experience at GAO, a …

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