Technology

Beth Cobert: Agencies Must Harness Innovation to Deliver Services

Beth Cobert, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, has urged agencies to take advantage of new technologies for service delivery functions, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Cobert told an ACT-IAC conference that the Obama administration’s management agenda is founded on four pillars such as effectiveness, efficiency, economic growth and also …

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House of Representatives Issues Data Center Services RFP

The House of Representatives office of the chief administrative officer is looking for a contractor to provide data center colocation services to legislative branch agencies. Industry proposals for the potential six-year data center space and operations contract are due Nov. 25, the House said Monday in a FedBizOpps solicitation notice. …

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DHS Issues RFI on ID, Account Mgmt Services for USCIS E-Verify Program

The Department of Homeland Security is seeking information on potential sources of identity and account management capabilities for the operations, maintenance and integration of the Citizenship and Immigration Services‘ E-Verify program. Capabilities include authentication services and credential service management but may or may not include identity proofing, DHS said in a notice posted Friday …

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BDNA’s Walker White: Big Data Security, Virtualization as Priorities for Gov’t IT

Walker White, president of data quality company BDNA, predicts that big data security, virtualization and application rationalization will be top priorities for government enterprises in the new fiscal year. He indicated that being able to justify what applications an agency should run to maintain and manage data libraries promotes the possibility of good spending habits …

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