Tag Archives: IT systems

DISA Releases Final Solicitation for $11B DES IT Consolidation Contract

Defense Information

The final solicitation for the $11.7 billion Defense Enclaves Services (DES) IT consolidation contract has been released. The contract from the Defense Information Services Agency (DISA) will be a single-award contract to consolidate the networks of 22 non-warfighting agencies in the Department of Defense (DoD). DISA will be the single service provider to the agencies. 

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DoD to Consolidate IT Services to Improve Efficiency; John Sherman Quoted

IT Consolidation

A 2018 analysis by the Department of Defense (DoD) chief information officer and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) found inefficiencies in DoD information technology delivery, said John Sherman, principal deputy chief information officer. Sherman noted that the initiative will work to create one efficient IT system across the department, including all of the services.

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NCI Secures Contract to Provide Critical IT Operations for Army Futures Command Headquarters; Paul Dillahay Quoted


NCI Information Systems (NCI) has announced its team has initiated work on a new contract to provide command, control, communications, computers, cyber and intelligence/information technology (C5I/IT) systems for the U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC), the company announced on Tuesday

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Unisys Provides Cloud Transition, Digital Government Services to Government Agencies through New Zealand Marketplace; Shirley Harrod Quoted


Unisys Corporation has announced that it has been accepted to provide Cloud Transition Services based on Unisys CloudForte to New Zealand government agencies through Marketplace, Unisys announced on Tuesday.  

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GAO: VA Still Needs to Address Cybersecurity Issues

The Government Accountability Office has found that the Department of Veterans Affairs still faces multiple cybersecurity challenges in the course of modernization. VA must implement security controls to protect sensitive information, identify cybersecurity workforce needs, manage information technology supply chain risks and address known vulnerabilities, GAO said Thursday.

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Govt IT Vet Sam Musa Appointed as GPO Chief Information Officer

Sam Musa, former chief of information technology services for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, has joined the Government Publishing Office as its new chief information officer. Musa’s new responsibilities include managing IT policies on the acquisition, implementation and operation of telecommunications and IT systems and ensuring the agency’s budget aligns with program plans and established financial guidelines, GPO said Monday.

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GAO Urges Census Bureau to Address Security Issues Ahead of Decennial Count

The Government Accountability Office called out the Census Bureau in a recent audit report for not having addressed more than 3K security issues afflicting various systems crucial to the 2020 Census. The GAO said that fixing these problems is especially critical since most of the systems will handle personally identifiable information collected from millions of households across the country.

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FCC to Move Electronic Comment Filing System to Cloud-Based Platform

The Federal Communications Commission aims to transition to an updated Electronic Comment Filing System by late June to boost public engagement with the commission. Alison Kutler, FCC consumer and governmental affairs bureau chief, and David Bray, FCC chief information officer, wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that the move supports the agency’s efforts to update its information …

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