Tag Archives: digital transformation

Danielle Metz: DOD to Revamp IT Portfolio Management Framework

Danielle Metz

Danielle Metz, deputy chief information officer for information enterprise at the Department of Defense (DOD), said that DOD will implement a data-driven approach to managing its information technology portfolio. “We will then integrate the IT portfolio management process with the DOD budget cycle to ensure resources reflect IT portfolio management decisions, and that resulting initiatives have the funding they require,” Metz said.

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Guidehouse, RELI Group Launch FedInnov8 Consulting LLC; CEO Scott McIntyre Quoted

Scott McIntyre

Guidehouse and RELI Group, Inc. announced on Tuesday that the two companies have formed a new joint venture called FedInnov8 Consulting LLC. "We are excited about the impact we can have in helping government agencies respond to their most challenging needs and improve the lives of the people they serve,” said Scott McIntyre, CEO of Guidehouse and five-time Wash100 Award recipient. 

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OPM to Field Human Capital Dashboard in Phases; Jason Barke Quoted

Human Capital Dashboard

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) plans to adopt a phased approach to deploying a human capital dashboard over the next three to five months. Jason Barke, acting principal deputy associate director for OPM’s employee services, said agency personnel are performing security and usability testing to ensure that data on the platform is shareable.

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Treasury Unveils Digital End-to-End Efficiency Playbook; Craig Fischer Quoted

Craig Fischer

The Department of the Treasury’s bureau of the fiscal service has released a playbook that seeks to help federal agencies accelerate digitization by advancing automation and innovation to reduce manual processes, improve customer experience and achieve cost savings. The Digital End-to-End Efficiency (DEEE) Playbook from the bureau’s office of financial innovation and transformation intends to enable digital transformation through the implementation of a step-by-step framework.

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G2 Ops Receives $154M SBIR Phase III Contract to Develop Cyber Resiliency Technology for the U.S. Navy

G2 Ops

G2 Ops, Inc. has announced that the company was awarded a potential five-year, $154 million contract from the Naval Sea Systems Command’s Cyber Engineering and Digital Transformation Directorate (NAVSEA 03) to develop and implement innovative cyber resiliency technologies for deployment within afloat and undersea platforms. 

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IBM’s Dan Chenok Highlights Recommendations in ‘Deploying AI in Defense Organizations’ Report

Dan Chenok

Dan Chenok, executive director of the IBM Center for the Business of Government, said a new report presents recommendations for how defense organizations can field artificial intelligence and one of those is building awareness and understanding of AI. He noted that the report calls on defense agencies to explore a range of opportunities to leverage AI. 

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Space Force Accelerating Efforts to Develop Into a Fully Digital Service; Gen. John Raymond Quoted

Gen. John Raymond

The U.S. Space Force (USSF) released its most recent vision document on Thursday, presenting the service’s desire to be the world’s first fully digital service. USSF believes it needs to be fully digital because technological solutions are necessary to accelerate its ability to develop, field and operate space capabilities quickly to protect U.S. space supremacy. 

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IRS Eyes FY 2021 Solicitations for Three Digitalization Tech Verticals

Internal Revenue Service

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) plans to issue solicitations in fiscal year 2021 for three technology platforms to advance digitalization as part of the Pilot IRS program. The informational posting offered a discussion of potential use cases for each of the three tech verticals to demonstrate the challenges facing the IRS.

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New Horizons 2021 Event Hosts Discussions on Military Digital Transformation; Michael Schmidt Quoted

Michael Schmidt

Executives from the military and the defense industry met virtually on March 17 and 18 to discuss how digital transformation bolsters national security. The New Horizons 2021 event's first week covered presentations and talks on cloud, digital engineering, edge computing, open architecture and agile software, the U.S. Air Force said Tuesday.

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Maj. Gen. Robert McMahon Appointed Senior Advisor for Systecon NA; Jolie Woodard Quoted

Systecon

Systecon North America (Systecon NA), a leading predictive analytics firm, announced on Thursday that former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment and retired major general for the U.S. Air Force Robert McMahon has joined the company’s leadership as a senior advisor. As Senior Advisor for Systecon NA, Maj. Gen. McMahon brings more than four decades of experience serving the Department of Defense to the role. 

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