Tag Archives: centers of excellence

USDA to Address IT Skills Gap in Employees; Gary Washington Quoted

blank

The Department of Agriculture faces the challenge to address the information technology skills gap across the USDA workforce, Fedscoop reported Thursday. Gary Washington, USDA chief information officer, said at a Fedscoop event that the department's adoption of a consolidated, business-focused IT approach has left out the technology awareness of many employees.

Read More »

GSA’s Centers of Excellence, OPM Issue RFIs on Retirement Benefit App Modernization Projects

blank

The General Services Administration’s Centers of Excellence initiative and the Office of Personnel Management have partnered to modernize OPM’s two applications used to determine retirement benefits of federal employees, Federal News Network reported Wednesday.

Read More »

Anil Cheriyan: GSA Adds AI to Centers of Excellence Program’s List of Modernization Areas

blank

Anil Cheriyan, deputy commissioner of the General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service, said the agency’s Centers of Excellence program has made artificial intelligence its sixth modernization focus area, Federal Times reported Tuesday.

Read More »

GSA Picks Joint AI Center as Fifth Centers of Excellence Partner Agency; Wash100 Award Winner Emily Murphy Quoted

blank

The General Services Administration has partnered with the Department of Defense’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center through the Centers of Excellence program to help JAIC accelerate AI adoption across DoD and the federal government.

Read More »

Anil Cheriyan: GSA Eyes ‘Client-Focused’ Tech Transformation Service Through Restructuring

blank

Anil Cheriyan, director of the General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service, said TTS will reorganize its four offices into two “pillars” as part of its efforts to be more “client-focused,” FedScoop reported Thursday.

Read More »

GSA’s Dan Jacobs on How Agencies Should Approach Cloud Security

blank

Dan Jacobs, a security expert at the General Services Administration, said agencies should deal with cybersecurity with a focus on people and processes as they transfer workloads to the cloud, Nextgov reported Thursday. “Many of the problems we face as a security community aren’t actually technical problems at all,” he said Tuesday at a lunch hosted by Symantec.

Read More »

HUD Puts Focus on Data Analytics for IT Modernization

blank

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is deploying a Centers of Excellence approach to information technology modernization to simplify organizational operations such as financial management, Federal News Network reported Friday. HUD’s IT modernization strategy spans across business process reengineering, cloud adoption, data analytics, chief information officer responsibilities and contact center operations.

Read More »

Capgemini Government Solutions Awarded BPA to Support Centers of Excellence Program; Doug Lane Quoted

blank

Capgemini Government Solutions announced on Wednesday that the company has been awarded a new multiple-award blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to support the Centers of Excellence (CoE). Capgemini Government Solutions was selected as one of the vendors eligible to provide discovery and assessment services for Cloud Adoption and IT Infrastructure Optimization on the three year CoE Discovery BPA.

Read More »

Anil Cheriyan: GSA Eyes Robotic Process Automation, Identity Management Areas for CoE Program

blank

Anil Cheriyan, director of the General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service, said GSA considers forming new core areas related to robotic process automation and identity management as part of the Centers of Excellence program to better facilitate operations, FCW reported Wednesday. "We're building new capabilities with robotics process automation."

Read More »