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House OKs Modernizing Government Technology Act

The House on Wednesday passed by a voice vote a bipartisan bill that would authorize federal agencies to create their own working capital funds to update their information technology systems, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) and other lawmakers introduced on April 28 the Modernizing Government Technology Act that would …

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Johanna Curry: Army Application Owners Issue RFPs for Commercial Cloud Via ACCENT Contract Vehicle

Johanna Curry, project officer for the U.S. Army’s data center consolidation plan, has said application owners at the service branch have released requests for proposals for cloud platforms and related technical support under the Army Cloud Computing Enterprise Transformation contract vehicle, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. ACCENT seeks to help …

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DHS First Responders Group Develops Mutual Aid Planning Prototype App

The Department of Homeland Security‘s first responders group has developed a prototype application designed to support mutual aid resource planning between emergency responders. DHS said Wednesday the Mutual Aid Resource Planner is based on the ArcGIS Online cloud-based platform and is designed to be managed by a community or emergency management agency. MARP works to help planners add …

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FedRAMP Extends Feedback Deadline for ‘Tailored’ Baseline for Low-Risk Cloud Platforms to April 24

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program has pushed back from March 17 to April 24 the deadline for public comments on the proposed baseline that seeks to expedite the authorization of low-risk, software-as-a-service cloud platforms. FedRAMP said Monday it decided to extend the public feedback period for the Tailored baseline in response …

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Deloitte-GBC Survey: 1 in 3 Federal Managers Saw No Noticeable Impact From Govt Cloud Strategy

A survey conducted by Deloitte and the Government Business Council has found that 33 percent of senior-level federal employees believe cloud computing has had no noticeable impact on their agencies’ operations. The “Mastering the Migration: A Candid Survey of Federal Leaders on the State of Cloud Computing” report covered responses from 328 feds …

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Army Fields Cloud-Based System for Ammo Management

The U.S. Army started to implement an updated management platform in January to help the military branch’s reserve and active components monitor and control ammunition supply activities. The Standard Army Ammunition System is a cloud-based platform that has a centralized database and server that work to provide users real-time visibility on …

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