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GSA Updates Software SINs Under IT Schedule 70

The General Services Administration made several changes to three software-related special item numbers under the agency’s IT schedule 70 in an effort to keep up with marketplace demands.

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SBA’s Sanjay Gupta Details What Agencies Need in Cloud Migration

Sanjay Gupta, chief technology officer at the Small Business Administration, said agencies should assess options when moving to the cloud, especially when considering either a single or multi-cloud enterprise to save time and cut migration costs, GovernmentCIO Media & Research reported Friday. He said at the recent FCW 2019 Cloud Summit that agency leaders should focus on technology, people and process as the traditional three domains in enterprise cloud migration.

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IG Report Highlights Need for Better Oversight on SBA’s Cloud Migration

The Small Business Administration’s inspector general issued the evaluation report highlighting that SBA needs to improve how it handles risk management, security, data mobility and information technology investments as well the adoption of federal standards to efficiently move data to the cloud and reduce disruption during migration, according to the IG report published Tuesday.

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James Gfrerer: VA Plans to Complete Partial Cloud Migration by 2024

James Gfrerer, the Department of Veterans Affairs chief information officer, said during the recent ACT-IAC Health Innovation Summit that the department intends to migrate 350 applications to the cloud by 2024, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. Gfrerer noted that the number of current and new applications to move to a cloud environment comprises half of the department’s portfolio.

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Treasury Dept’s Fiscal Service Implementing Cloud-Based ‘Data Lake’ for Call Center Operations

The Treasury Department’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service is transitioning from a traditional enterprise data warehouse into a cloud-based “data lake” to support the bureau’s call center operations, Federal New Network reported Monday. The data lake serves as an inventory of raw data which the call centers will use to assist people who want to settle delinquent debts.

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TMF Loan to Help DOE Move Emails to the Cloud

Max Everett, chief information officer at the Department of Energy, has said the department will be moving email systems to the cloud with a $15M loan from the Technology Modernization Fund Board, Federal News Network reported Friday. In late 2018, DOE received an initial $4M from TMF to start the cloud migration and has moved nearly 6,000 email accounts to the platform. The department operates 64 email systems that support over 184,000 mailboxes.

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Marines Nearing Finalization of New Cloud Strategy; William Williford Quoted

The U.S. Marine Corps is making final touches on a new cloud strategy expected to receive approval before the end of 2018, C4ISR reported Wednesday. William Williford, executive director of USMC's Systems Command, told C4ISRNET at a recent defense summit that the strategy builds on the U.S. Navy's own version.

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