Bidding begins on GSA’s COMET digital transformation effort

Vendors have until April 29 to vie for the Architecture, Engineering, and Advisory Support single-award task order, while a second procurement for the CIO Modernization and Enterprise Transformation initiative remains in the works.

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AI enters the equation in security clearance overhaul

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 days ago

But don't expect decisions on who receives or loses their federal clearance to be made by machines, said the head of the National Background Investigation Service.

IT modernization is a $2B top priority for IRS

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

Underscoring the need to modernize IRS's IT is also a critical need to hire tech and cybersecurity specialists.

New VA CIO Gfrerer lays out timeline to migrate 350 apps to the cloud

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

The VA will move hundreds and hundreds of apps to the cloud in the next five years, and that's just half of its portfolio.

OPM looks to AI to save employees from reading boring regulations

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

OPM is looking into possibly acquiring natural language processing technology "to gain insights into statutory and regulatory text to support policy analysis."

GAO finds ‘weaknesses’ in GSA’s NewPay shared service implementation plan

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

Shared services can save money, but good implementation and governance are key.

Is TIC 3.0 slowing down agency EIS adoption?

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

Some agencies have delayed their move to EIS, saying they're hesitant to do so until TIC 3.0 final policy is issued.

CenturyLink wins network task order from NASA, first under $50B EIS

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

The news comes less than a month after the acting assistant commissioner of GSA's Office of Information Technology advised agencies "to keep their foot on the gas" transitioning to the $50 billion contract.

Blaze your trail to transformation

by Jennifer Ward • 2 weeks ago

In this blog post, Jennifer Ward, Sr. Director, Solutions Engineering at Salesforce, talks about what it takes to increase the pace of innovation in the federal government, while also reducing IT maintenance debt.

FEMA wants to award disaster grants faster under this $80M IT contract

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

Homeland Security also employed a new bid process to select the winner, an IT modernization firm.

The Small Business Administration is setting up an IT working capital fund

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

The agency is among the first to get going on this new IT modernization project funding capability.

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