Shared Services

Watchdog: OMB and GSA Need a Better Plan For Shared Payroll Services

GAO says planners lack roadmap to monitor agency roles in switch to new software.

White House Issues New Guidance on Category Management

Obama-era move toward pooled agency purchasing is updated to reduce duplication.

How to Fund an Unfunded Artificial Intelligence Mandate

Early adopters of robotic process automation may have an advantage on the race to AI.

DHS Seeks Industry Input as It Goes All-in for Cloud

The agency is moving to the cloud at fast clip but it wants feedback to ensure its strategy is sound.

Here’s What Technology Modernization Fund Dollars Are Doing Now

Three projects have awarded contracts so far and two have already spent a combined $6 million to date.

HHS’ New Emerging Tech Contract Could One Day Compete With Other GWACs

That includes three governmentwide contracts operated by another Health and Human Services office.

HHS Contract Will Offer AI Tech, Support to All of Government

The new Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence contract will be housed in Health and Human Services but available to any agency looking for AI solutions.

What the Shutdown Means for Shared Services

Some of the largest shared services providers are still waiting to be funded.

Transportation Is Consolidating Its IT Contracts into a Single Vehicle

The Enterprise IT Shared Services contract will be available departmentwide but task orders will have to flow through the Office of the Chief Information Officer.

Federal CIO Previews 2019 Priorities

OMB will roll out more reskilling programs, tweak FITARA scoring and is looking at standards for automated decision-making, Suzette Kent said.

The Bush 41 Administration’s IT Legacy

Much of today’s IT procurement landscape is the result of reforms from when the late President George H.W. Bush was in the White House.

Administration’s Shared Services Push Starts In Familiar Place: Payroll

Officials said the NewPay payroll and work schedule system will be a case study for rolling out other shared services across government.

Modernizing Government IT Starts with Data

When thinking about IT modernization, organizations too often think at an application level.

GSA Awards $2.5 Billion Payroll and Work Scheduling Contract

The award is part of GSA’s NewPay Initiative aimed at making payroll and scheduling more user-friendly.

Government’s IT Watchdog on the Tech Challenges He Leaves Behind

After 16 years, the Government Accountability Office’s IT Director Dave Powner has seen federal technology improve but here’s what he hopes agencies and Congress continue to work on.

Using the MGT Act to Fuel IT Modernization

We are already beginning to see the positive impact of this legislation, including empowered CIOs.