Tag Archives: IT

Senators Ask Congress for More Funds to Help US Digital Service, TTS Back States, Local Governments

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A group of 16 senators has called on congressional leaders to allocate more funds for the Office of Management and Budget’s U.S. Digital Service and the General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service to help state and local governments address information technology challenges as they administer federal assistance programs to citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Nadro Integrates Rimini Street Support for SAP S/4HANA, Business Suite 7, HANA Database; Jorge Malo, Seth Ravin Quoted

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Rimini Street has announced that Nadro, the leading distributor of pharmaceuticals and goods to more than 25,000 pharmacies across Mexico, has switched from SAP to Rimini Street Support for its full landscape of SAP S/4HANA, Business Suite 7 and HANA database software, the company reported on Wednesday

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Joanne Woytek: NASA’s SEWP Contract Saw 40% More Orders in March

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Joanne Woytek, program manager for NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement governmentwide acquisition contract, said there has been an increase in the use of the SEWP contract vehicle for information technology services during the coronavirus pandemic, Federal News Network reported Friday

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Avaya Supports Healthcare Workers with Contact Center Apps During COVID-19 Outbreak; Carlos Araiza, Jim Chirico Quoted

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Avaya Holdings Corp. has continued to enhance its ability to deliver critically needed support and care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has announced that it will provide communications and collaboration solutions for free to healthcare organizations in order to help them stay connected, productive and safe, Avaya reported on Thursday.

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GSA Delays E-Marketplace Program Due to COVID-19 Response Efforts; Laura Stanton Quoted

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The General Services Administration has announced a delay in the acquisition process for the e-marketplace platform as GSA works to meet the demand of federal agencies for information technology hardware and related services in support of telework initiatives during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Air Force Advances ‘White Hat’ Hacking; Lauren Knausenberger Quoted

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The U.S. Air Force is increasing its use of ethical hackers to simulate cyber attacks on its information technology networks and Lauren Knausenberger, chief transformation officer at the service, said a $75 million blanket purchase agreement the service signed with cybersecurity firm Dark Wolf in February is an example of that, FedScoop reported Monday.

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Renee Wynn on NASA’s IT Reorganization, Customer Experience Efforts

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Renee Wynn, the retiring chief information officer at NASA, said the implementation of a new strategy aimed at improving how the agency oversees its information technology systems, resources and personnel will be one of the priorities of the next CIO, Federal News Network reported Friday. Wynn is set to retire by the end of April after three decades of federal service.

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