Tag Archives: Office of Management and Budget

Mary Davie: GSA Modifies Agreement With Esri to Consolidate Geospatial Software Contracts

The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service has modified its agreement with geospatial software provider Esri in an effort to consolidate duplicate contracts for software licenses. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the integrated technology services office at GSA’s FAS, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday that the new deal with …

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Unisys’ Casey Coleman Foresees IT Strategies in 2016 Federal Sector

Casey Coleman, vice president of the federal civilian business group at Unisys, has forecast that agencies will aim to implement strategies to centralize common information technology functions, strengthen cybersecurity and refine IT acquisition processes over the next year. She wrote in a blog entry posted Monday that she observed many agencies eyeing …

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State Department Seeks Sources for Email Management

The State Department has called on industry to submit ideas for the management of the agency’s email in compliance with federal requirements. The department released a request for information Monday as part of market research for commercial off-the-shelf systems and modification of existing hardware and software tools for email management. It …

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Paul Lombardi, Stan Soloway Inducted Into Hall of Fame at Greater Washington GovCon Awards

Former DynCorp International CEO Paul Lombardi and Stan Soloway, the departing president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, have been inducted into the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards Hall of Fame. Other winning executives and companies at the 13th Annual Greater Washington GovCon Awards were named in a ceremony held Thursday. The Fairfax County …

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OMB Taps ICF, ASI for Govt Digital Services Acquisition Training; Jeffrey Neal Comments

A team of ICF International and ASI Government will provide training to federal acquisition professionals as part of the Office of Management and Budget‘s Digital Service Contracting Professional Training and Development Program. The companies said Thursday they will work with the U.S. Digital Service and Office of Federal Procurement Policy to support a six-month pilot program that will …

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NAVSEA to Oversee OPM ID Protection Services Contract

The U.S. Navy will lead efforts to secure a contractor that will provide identity protection services to address the hack on the Office of Personnel Management‘s security clearance database, GovExec reported Monday. Eric Katz writes the General Services Administration, OPM and Defense Department appointed Naval Sea Systems Command to oversee the solicitation and …

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DISA Gives Impact Level 2 Provisional Authorization to 23 Cloud Services; Terry Halvorsen Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has given provisional authorization to 23 commercial cloud service offerings for the hosting of Defense Department data at Impact Level 2, which covers noncontrolled unclassified information. DISA said Monday the offerings comply with the moderate baseline of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). “The granting of these …

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Autonomic Resources Releases New FedRAMP Compliance Offering for Software Vendors

Autonomic Resources has released a cloud service offering for software providers to migrate their applications to federally mandated platforms in order to comply with federal agency requirements. Customers can use the new service to move their application stacks into the Federal Risk and Authorization Program and Defense Department-accredited Autonomic Resources …

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Industry Profile: Kim Burke, Jones Lang LaSalle Public Institutions Managing Director

Kim Burke serves as the managing director of the public institutions group of Jones Lang LaSalle, where she handles privatization programs, federal financial management and federal real estate and strategic planning functions. Burke also works on initiatives related to program performance measurement, federal legislation, regulatory assistance and Office of Management and …

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OMB Calls for Improved Financial Data Quality

Norman Dong, Office of Management and Budget deputy comptroller, has outlined a plan designed to maintain USAspending.gov data as reliable, accurate and complete, according to a CGI Initiative for Collaborative Government article. Patricia Healy, an executive consultant at CGI, cited Dong’s June 12 memorandum titled “Improving Data Quality for USAspending.gov” …

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Executive Spotlight: Angela Carrington, IBM Public Sector VP & Partner Discusses Building a Smarter Government in Current Budget Environment

Angela Carrington currently serves as a vice president and partner in IBM’s public sector consulting practice as the industry leader  for the Departments of Homeland Security, Justice, Courts, State and USAID. Carrington has over 25 years experience in the areas of project management, financial management, procurement and contracts management, budgeting and …

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