Tag Archives: Office of Management and Budget

AT Kearney’s Howard Steinman: Federal Govt Should Consider Outcome-Based Contracting Model

Howard Steinman, a partner and leader for the Americas region public sector practice at A.T. Kearney, has said the Trump administration should revisit the idea of a results-based contracting approach as part of the government’s efforts to mitigate risks and meet project goals. Steinman wrote in a guest piece published Friday on Government Executive …

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CenturyLink to Provide Managed Security Service to FCC IT Center; Erich Sanchack Comments

CenturyLink has received a potential five-year, $875,000 task order for the provision of managed security services to the Federal Communications Commission‘s information technology center in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The company said Thursday it will provide Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Services that offer connectivity to the internet and external networks as well as help customer agencies comply with …

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Dominion Consulting to Help VA Adopt USDA’s Financial Mgmt Platform

Dominion Consulting has received a contract of an undisclosed value to support the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ migration to the Agriculture Department‘s financial management platform, AlexandriaNews reported Thursday. The report said the contract covers independent validation and verification services intended to help VA replace its current mainframe legacy financial system with the CGI-built Momentum platform. The General …

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SSA Seeks Industry Info on Cyber, Risk Mgmt Services

The Social Security Administration has launched a market research initiative to gather ideas on cybersecurity and risk management services from industry in an effort to protect the agency’s programs and systems. SSA issued an amended sources sought notice on Friday in search of information on current industry cybersecurity and risk management …

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Red Hat Symposium to Focus on Government IT Modernization; Paul Smith Comments

Red Hat will hold its annual symposium Nov. 2 in Arlington, Virginia to highlight the role of open source technology in digital transformation efforts across the government sector. The company said Wednesday it expects the 2016 Red Hat Government Symposium to draw more than 650 government and industry professionals to help address information technology challenges that public sector agencies face. …

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Natl Gallery of Art Posts Managed IT Security Services RFI

The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., has issued a request for information on potential industry sources to support the museum’s information systems security programs. A sources sought notice posted Sept. 20 on FedBizOpps stated the looks to contract with an IT security company to develop, manage and implement security controls across the facility as well …

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Dell’s Cameron Chehreh: Federal CIOs Should Adopt Incremental Strategies to Update Legacy Apps

Cameron Chehreh, federal chief technology officer at Dell, has said chief information officers at agencies should adopt incremental modernization strategies to update legacy applications. Chehreh told MeriTalk writer Mary Tobin in an interview posted Monday that legacy applications represent many of the challenges federal CIOs will face as agencies work to comply with the Office of Management and …

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GSA to Require Greenhouse Gas Emission, Reduction Goal Disclosures From IT Vendors

The General Services Administration plans to require large and medium-sized information technology contractors to publicly disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and related reduction goals through an annual report. A Federal Register notice posted Wednesday stated GSA wants to include its Alliant 2 Government-wide Acquisition Contract for information technology products and services under the agency’s GHG disclosure …

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Rigil Awarded FAA Shared Service Center Financial, Accounting Support Contract

Rigil has received a $54.2 million contract from the Federal Aviation Administration to provide financial, accounting and other support services for the Enterprise Services Center — a governmentwide financial shared service provider based in Oklahoma City. The consulting firm said Tuesday it will support ESC’s financial services division out of the center’s headquarters at the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center and help provide financial …

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GSA to Discuss Govt Shared Services Program With Industry Partners

The General Services Administration plans to hold an event Aug. 22 in Washington to inform vendors about the federal government’s shared services ecosystem. GSA said Wednesday it will facilitate the industry day for the agency’s Unified Shared Services Management office. The agency aims to gather feedback and best practices on shared services, system migration and modernization, …

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Ekuber Ventures to Help Maintain Commerce Dept’s Customer Relationship, Content Mgmt Systems

The Commerce Department has selected ekuber Ventures to provide lifecycle support for the department’s customer relationship management and Drupal content management systems under a multi-million dollar contract. Ekuber said Tuesday it will maintain a Siebel CRM platform in three ecosystems for the department as well as transition applications to the Salesforce platform. The company will also help the department implement Drupal components, develop Drupal …

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VA to Procure Enterprise Cloud Services Through NIH NITAAC Contract Vehicle

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to acquire enterprise cloud computing services through a contract vehicle managed by the National Institutes of Health’s national information technology acquisition and assessment center. VA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday the initiative is part of the department’s efforts to update its information technology infrastructure …

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Denise Turner Roth Cites Agencies’ Cyber Tool Demand at GSA Workshop

The General Services Administration hosted a workshop Monday to discuss the Cybersecurity National Action Plan with government and industry leaders. GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth referenced demand from stakeholders for a comprehensive strategy that would help federal agencies gain access to private sector-built technology platforms in order to protect data and networks from cyber threats, …

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