Tag Archives: Social Security Administration

Mitre to Provide Procurement, Technical Advice for SSA’s Telephone Service Contract Consolidation Effort

The Social Security Administration has awarded Mitre a potential $1.5M contract to provide technical and acquisition advice as SSA works to consolidate three telephone service contracts into a single vehicle to deliver an enterprisewide unified communication platform. SSA said in a justification-and-approval notice posted Wednesday on FedBizOpps Mitre will help SSA in the source-selection process, implementation and transition to the proposed Next Generation Telephony Project contract.

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Social Security Administration Seeks Management Platform for Multi-Cloud Environment

The Social Security Administration plans to expand its cloud computing solution and is seeking vendors that can provide tools to help the agency manage the resulting multi-cloud environment. The SSA noted in a request for information notice issued Friday that “the selection of a suite of tools to assist in the management of the environment will be critical to the success of SSA’s overall cloud strategy.”

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Report: SSA Seeks Proposals for Enterprise Small Business IT Support Services Contract

The Social Security Administration has issued a solicitation for a potential five-year contract for information technology services to modernize an insurance program for the elderly, people with disabilities, blind and disadvantaged children, Bloomberg Government reported Thursday. The Enterprise Small Business IT Support Services contract covers task areas in support of the …

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SSA to Tap Microsoft for Enterprise IT Support Services

The Social Security Administration plans to award Microsoft a potential 5.5-year contract to support the agency’s information technology projects. A FedBizOpps notice posted Sunday the company would provide tools and services to help the SSA update software and hardware configurations, design a future network, integrate new technology into the agency’s client and server …

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Northrop to Help Modernize SSA IT Systems; Erik Buice Comments

Northrop Grumman will support information technology modernization and transformation activities at the Social Security Administration under a potential 10-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract awarded in August 2017. The company said Thursday it seeks to help SSA update and engineer software, manage data and database and secure IT platforms through the IDIQ re-compete award. Northrop, CGI’s …

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IBM Vet John Lainhart Named Senior Strategist at Grant Thornton’s Cyber Risk Advisory Practice

John Lainhart, a former leader of the U.S. public sector cybersecurity and privacy group at IBM, has been appointed as senior strategist at Grant Thornton‘s cyber risk advisory practice. He will oversee the development of cybersecurity offerings for the public sector in his new position, Grant Thornton said Thursday. “It’s essential for agencies to invest …

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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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SSM Health, DoD Enter Electronic Patient Record Exchange Agreement

The Defense Department and nonprofit health system SSM Health have partnered to exchange electronic health records of DoD’s active-duty service members, civilian employees, retirees and dependents. The partnership authorizes SSM Health-affiliated care providers in Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma to access patient records of DoD employees, dependents and retirees while the department can also access SSM Health’s records, the …

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Accenture Opens Baltimore CMS, SSA Contract Support Hub

An Accenture subsidiary has unveiled a facility in Baltimore in order to provide support for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services‘ and Social Security Administration‘s information technology programs and contracts. Accenture Federal Services will use the Innovation Center for Technology to support SSA’s Specialized Assistance and Advisory Services initiative and IT …

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