Tag Archives: shared services

FAA Seeks Info on Professional IT Services Sources for Enterprise Services Center

Enterprise Services

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a request for information to identify vendors that can provide information technology-related professional services for its Enterprise Services Center (ESC) in support of the latter’s short-term IT project needs. FAA plans to review industry responses to help inform the acquisition strategy for a multiple-award task order contract that could be used to provide support to ESC. 

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Clare Martorana: Federal Government Advances 3 Ways to Improve Citizen Service Delivery

Clare Martorana

Federal Chief Information Officer Clare Martorana said the U.S. federal government is pursuing three approaches to improve the way it delivers services to citizens and one of those is operating as an enterprise to facilitate service delivery. Martorana said she is advancing the first approach by encouraging agency CIOs to understand the needs of citizens, team up with technologists and organize around services and users to enhance the delivery of services to customers.

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Senate Committee Releases Federal Cybersecurity Report

Federal Cybersecurity

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has issued a 47-page report outlining a list of recommendations to improve the cybersecurity posture of federal agencies. The Senate panel’s Federal Cybersecurity report recommends that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) direct agencies to adopt a risk-based budgeting framework for information technology investments.

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CyberSheath Announces New CMMC Managed Service; Eric Noonan Quoted

Eric Noonan

CyberSheath Services International announced Tuesday the next evolution of its CMMC Managed Services, including its CMMCEnclave. CMMCEnclave is a service that enables small and mid-sized businesses to obtain CMMC certification required to secure Department of Defense (DOD) contracts. CyberCloud Shared Services shares desktops while data security is enforced to CMMC compliance standards. 

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GSA, Treasury Designated as Quality Service Mgmt Offices; Emily Murphy, Suzette Kent Quoted

Emily Murphy

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has designated the General Services Administration (GSA) and the Department of Treasury as quality service management offices (QSMO) as part of OMB’s efforts to advance shared services modernization. GSA will serve as the QSMO for civilian human resource transaction services with a focus on work schedules and compensation management.

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Suzette Kent on CISA’s Designation as Cyber Shared Services Center

Suzette Kent

Suzette Kent, federal chief information officer and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, told Federal News Network in an interview published Friday that the designation of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) as a center for cyber shared services recognizes DHS’ role in overseeing the marketplace for new security offerings.

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Kevin Cox: DHS Seeks to Help Agencies Operationalize Data Through CDM Cloud-Based Dashboard

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Kevin Cox, a Department of Homeland Security official, said his team is fielding a cloud-based shared services dashboard as part of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program to help agencies operationalize their data through visualization, business intelligence and analytics, Federal News Network reported Thursday.

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