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Capt. Eric Bach: Navy Should Partner With Defense Logistics Agency to Advance EABO Strategy

Military service planners and senior leaders from the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support spoke about future sustainment platforms to support service strategies during a panel discussion held on March 21 in Philadelphia, DLA reported Monday. Capt. Eric Bach from the office of the chief of naval operations logistics analytics branch cited the role of partnerships with DLA and other defense agencies is advancing the U.S. Navy’s Expeditionary Advanced Base Operations concept.

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PSC Outlines Recommendations for Proposed Update to Data Center Optimization Initiative

The Professional Services Council has sent to the Office of Management and Budget its recommendations for the agency's proposed update to the Data Center Optimization Initiative. In a Dec. 26 letter to Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent, PSC listed 20 recommendations such as including a vision statement to establish the DCOI policy’s purpose and aligning the policy with the 2017 Federal IT Modernization Report.

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IDC Report Describes HHS Implementation of Blockchain in Acquisition Record-Keeping

IDC recently released a study that describes the implementation of blockchain technology in the government. The study, in particular, highlights the use of a distributed ledger for the Department of Health and Human Service's acquisition record-keeping program, Nextgov reported Friday.

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Suzette Kent: Emergency Alert System Test Seeks to Demonstrate Gov’t Digital Transformation

Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent has said the initial test of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System seeks to reflect the role of mobile platforms in advancing the federal government’s digital transformation efforts, MeriTalk reported Wednesday. “That in itself is a testament to how digital and mobile is a connectivity point between citizens and government,” Kent said of the first official test.

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Salesforce’s Keith Block: Federal Digital Transformation Efforts Should Aim for Better Citizen Services

Keith Block, chief operating officer at Salesforce, told Diginomica in an interview posted Friday that digital transformation efforts in federal government should be built on the goal of delivering “higher levels of service to the citizens.” Block noted about Salesforce’s discussions with the White House over digital transformation and work …

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OPM Seeks CIO to Manage Agency’s Digital, IT, Cybersecurity Programs

The Office of Personnel Management looks for a full-time chief information officer to oversee the agency’s information technology operations as well as its digital transformation and cybersecurity efforts. OPM said in a USAJobs notice posted Wednesday the CIO will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of IT systems that will form the backbone of human capital functions …

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IBM’s Dan Chenok, Matt Spaloss: Cognitive, Cloud Tech Can Transform Govt Service Delivery

Digital transformation through cloud platforms, analytics and cognitive computing will transform the way the government delivers services, IBM executives Dan Chenok and Matt Spaloss wrote in a blog post published Monday. Chenok and Spaloss said agencies can apply new design thinking and agile methods as they work on efforts to focus on user experience. …

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Marina Martin: Digital Access for Veterans High on VA’s Agenda

Marina Martin, chief technology officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, is leading VA’s efforts to streamline online customer services and establish a digital services team that will work to bring agile tools and practices to the agency, FCW reported Friday. Adam Mazmanian writes that Martin is hiring technologists to form the …

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