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Tim Persons: GAO Plans to Build Up Cloud Capabilities Through Innovation Lab

Tim Persons

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) worked with the General Services Administration (GSA) in March 2020 to come up with a cloud infrastructure for its Innovation Lab through GSA’s Centers of Excellence initiative and Tim Persons, chief scientist at GAO, said the congressional watchdog intends to ramp up its cloud capabilities through the lab to help increase its return on investment.

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HUD Continues Modernization Under GSA IT Centers of Excellence Program; Irving Dennis Quoted

Irving Dennis

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has launched an effort to centralize its data warehouse operations and call-center activities in line with the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Centers of Excellence program. The department has since simplified auditing procedures and ensured compliance with standards such as the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act, according to the report. 

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Library of Congress Teams Up With GSA Under Centers of Excellence Program; Julie Dunne, Bob De Luca Quoted

Julie Dunne

The General Services Administration (GSA) has partnered with the office of public information and education (PIO) within the U.S. Library of Congress’ copyright office to help PIO modernize its contact center through GSA’s Centers of Excellence program. “The modernization of the federal government’s IT infrastructure and applications is an important priority for GSA,” said FAS commissioner Julie Dunne.

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JAIC Achieves Milestones After a Year of CoE Partnership; Bob De Luca Quoted

Bob DeLuca

The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) celebrates a new milestone with the achievement of five operational goals resulting from Centers of Excellence partnerships. JAIC has designed an agile procurement approach for AI, implemented data management procedures and consolidated activities for infrastructure support and program management. The center has also delivered AI and machine learning development environments for the Joint Common Foundation. 

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GSA’s Bob De Luca on Technology Transformation Service’s Automation, Identity Mgmt Efforts

General Services

Bob De Luca, acting director of the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Technology Transformation Service (TTS), has said his office is working on prototyping efforts focused on identity management and robotic process automation (RPA). 

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Bob DeLuca Named Acting Chief of GSA’s Technology Transformation Service


Bob DeLuca, who left the General Services Administration in June to serve as deputy chief information officer at Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, will return to GSA to serve as interim director of the Technology Transformation Service and deputy commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, Nextgov reported Sunday.

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GSA Centers of Excellence, JAIC Leverage Data to Accelerate DoD AI Adoption; Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan, Anil Cheriyan, Bob De Luca Quoted

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) and the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) have announced new innovations to leverage data as a strategic asset and advance AI across the DoD, through the Centers of Excellence (CoE) collaboration, the administration announced on Thursday.

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