FITARA grades hold steady almost a year into pandemic
All agencies managed to ace the software licensing metric, resulting in its retirement in favor of one gauging their telecommunications transitions.
More attention from Congress could lead to smoother EIS transition
Experts are hopeful Congress' recent interest in the EIS transition could give agencies a new urgency to move to the contract and reap the cost-savings benefits.
Let’s Talk About IT Ep. 16 — Inside DHS’s network modernization w/ Karen Evans
When Karen Evans took over as DHS CIO, she was handed a list of priorities. No. 1 on that list was transitioning to EIS.
Small business GWAC awards and a new RFP are coming soon, GSA official says
GSA wants to use STARS III and Polaris to introduce competition at the task order level and expand government's pool of small business IT contractors.
Agencies’ EIS transitions modestly slowed by pandemic, so far
Only five agencies have taken GSA up on its offer for coronavirus-related assistance, though that number could grow as more task orders are awarded.
Agencies reevaluating EIS task orders during pandemic
The EIS program team and FedRAMP and TIC PMOs have worked together to ensure the contract can support telework network security architectures.