GSA begins Phase 3 of Multiple Award Schedule consolidation
MAS holders must consolidate their multiple contracts into one per unique entity identifier (UEI) to simplify acquisition.
VA legislation in Senate promises closer oversight of IT projects
The bill would task the CIO to create strategic planning on IT projects that would be reviewed by Congress and other officials to increase oversight of the VA's IT portfolio.
Building a data strategy to improve decisions across lines of business
Agencies like the U.S. Census Bureau are reducing operational costs and improving the security of their data with enterprisewide data strategies and tools, a new report says.
FITARA grades mostly hold, improve amid agencies shift to remote work
IT modernization scores were generally strong as agencies accelerate, but cybersecurity remains a gap area.
The Army migrated one of the world’s largest financial systems to the cloud 7 months ahead of schedule
Other agencies lent the Army extra bandwidth and personnel to be able to carry out large data transfers and fill a 189-person team to complete the GFEBS migration.
$1B boost to TMF draws support from Senate Democrats
The lawmakers are asking the Appropriations Committee to consider adding $1 billion in TMF funding in the forthcoming coronavirus relief package.
A remote-work headache for the FBI: Accessing unclassified data is harder than it should be
The challenge is that a lot of unclassified data resides on FBI legacy systems that otherwise are not available remotely, says the FBI Laboratory's Gurvais Griss.
VA consolidating home loan applications to improve analytics, transparency for veterans
Veterans will be able to make better informed decisions about their home loans thanks to the potentially $328 million contract awarded to Accenture Federal Services.
How to address security visibility across multicloud environments
Federal agency security leaders can take advantage of a new suite of automation tools to gain comprehensive cybersecurity awareness, a new report says.
OMB needs an enterprise risk officer to help protect infrastructure and supply chain, report says
That was one of four ACT-IAC recommendations for making government more agile ahead of the 2020 presidential election.