Tag Archives: Request for Information

VA to Host Suicide Prevention Challenge

The Department of Veterans Affairs wants to create a marketplace of products that may support the prevention of veteran suicides. VA said Thursday in a SAM notice it plans to conduct a global competition, named the Suicide Prevention Grand Challenge, for the development of a marketplace that would feature evidence-based suicide prevention tools.

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Marine Corps Issues VR Flight Simulator Tech RFI

The U.S. Marine Corps is seeking potential industry sources of portable virtual reality-based flight simulation equipment the military service can use in recruitment efforts to determine whether an aviation officer candidate is qualified.

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Katie Arrington Offers Updates on DoD’s Cyber Certification Model

Katie Arrington, chief information security officer at the office of assistant secretary of defense for acquisition and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said the final version of the Department of Defense’s new cybersecurity certification model is due for review Friday and will come with user guides, Nextgov reported Tuesday.

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Transportation Dept Seeks Input for Planned PWD Tech Contest

The Department of Transportation seeks feedback on its planned search for technologies that would help disabled citizens access traditional and automated vehicles, Nextgov reported Monday. The Inclusive Design Challenge would aim to foster vehicle designs that allow persons with disabilities to better access transportation.

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DHS Requests for Info on Secret Service IT Sustainment

The Department of Homeland Security seeks sources for information technology operations and sustainment in support of the U.S. Secret Service. DHS plans to award an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for services to sustain an IT network infrastructure that supports USSS' investigative and security operations, the department said Wednesday in a SAM.gov notice.

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White House Requests Insights on US Research Environment

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has issued a request for information to seek insights on how federal agencies can work with industry and academic institutions to maximize the effectiveness and quality of the U.S. research environment.

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Katie Arrington: DoD’s Cyber Certification Model Could Allow for Reciprocity With FedRAMP

Katie Arrington, chief information security officer for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense, said DoD considers opening the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification initiative up for a reciprocity process with the General Services Administration’s Federal Risk and Authorization Management program to facilitate the transition, FCW reported Friday.

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GSA’s Centers of Excellence, OPM Issue RFIs on Retirement Benefit App Modernization Projects

The General Services Administration’s Centers of Excellence initiative and the Office of Personnel Management have partnered to modernize OPM’s two applications used to determine retirement benefits of federal employees, Federal News Network reported Wednesday.

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DHS Requests Info on Air Domain Security Tech

The Department of Homeland Security seeks information to demonstrate air domain protection equipment for research and development activities. The future demonstration would support studies of the Border, Immigration and Maritime Division within DHS' Science and Technology Directorate, the department said Monday in a FedBizOpps notice.

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GSA Seeks Industry Info on Human-Centered Design Capabilities

The General Services Administration has asked industry to provide information on capabilities that could help facilitate the delivery of human-centered design support and customer experience services to the federal government.

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