IT

 

IT

Announcing the Center’s Newest Research Report Topics

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 - 13:22
By: 
We are pleased to announce our latest round of awards for new reports on key public sector challenges, which respond to priorities identified in the Center's research agenda. Our content is intended to stimulate and accelerate the production of practical research that benefits public sector leaders and managers. We expect the following reports to be published in early 2018. Short summaries of each report follow. Modernizing Government IT  by Dr. Gregory S. Dawson, Arizona State University

Weekly Roundup: June 19 - 23, 2017

Friday, June 23rd, 2017 - 11:30
John Kamensky

Bridget Gauer

Friday, June 16th, 2017 - 11:45
Phrase: 
What are the key priorities for the NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center, NITAAC (NY-TACK)? How does NITAAC assist federal agencies to accomplish their mission? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions with Bridget Gauer, Acting Director of NITAAC (NY-TACK).
Radio show date: 
Mon, 06/26/2017
Guest: 
Intro text: 
What are the key priorities for the NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center, NITAAC (NY-TACK)? How does NITAAC assist federal agencies to accomplish their mission? Join host Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and much more with Bridget Gauer, Acting Director of NITAAC (NY-TACK) on the next Business of Government Hour.

Bridget Gauer

Friday, June 16th, 2017 - 11:44
Ms. Bridget Gauer joined the NIH Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) as the Deputy Director in June 2015. Ms. Gauer is the Acting Director of NITAAC, setting the strategic vision for the NIH GWAC program, which consists of three vehicles valued at $60 billion (CIO-SP3 and CIO-SP3 Small Business and CIO-CS).

Tiffany Hixson

Friday, June 9th, 2017 - 13:11
Phrase: 
How does the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) push efficient and effective IT buying practices through category management? What is FAS doing to help agencies make the best acquisition decisions? How is GSA transforming the way professional services are acquired? Join host Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and more with Tiffany Hixson, Regional Commissioner Northwest/Arctic, Federal Acquisition Service within U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).
Radio show date: 
Mon, 06/12/2017
Guest: 
Intro text: 
How does the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) push efficient and effective IT buying practices through category management? What is FAS doing to help agencies make the best acquisition decisions? How is GSA transforming the way professional services are acquired? Join host Michael Keegan next week as he explores these questions and more with Tiffany Hixson, Regional Commissioner Northwest/Arctic, Federal Acquisition Service within U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).

Tiffany Hixson

Friday, June 9th, 2017 - 13:09
Ms. Hixson is the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) Regional Commissioner for the Northwest/Arctic Region of the U.S. General Services Administration, a position she has held since December 2011. She delivers FAS programs and services in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington—providing workspace, telecommunications, information technology, vehicles, and thousands of other goods and services to federal agencies in the area. Ms.

Creating IT Start-Ups in Government

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 - 9:13
The current White House leaders of these offices have also inherited a capacity first created in the prior Administration that can turn the good ideas of these two offices in to action – the U.S.

Digital Service Teams: Challenges and Recommendations for Government

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 - 8:52
Author(s): 
The British government successfully pioneered the use of a national, semi-independent “surge team” to tackle large-scale technology-driven challenges facing it. The U.S. federal government adapted this approach to improve the success of its own operations in 2014, titling its top-level team as the “U.S. Digital Service.”  It then created a small internal software development and service organization, dubbed “18F,” to support both USDS and individual agencies.  And individual agencies are creating their own internal digital service teams, as well.

Weekly Roundup: April 24-28, 2017

Sunday, April 30th, 2017 - 15:45
IT Modernization Bill Re-Introduced.  NextGov reports: “Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, plans to introduce legislation today designed to help federal agencies update their aging technology—and this time, it has White House backing. . . .

Business of Government Hour-TV: FDA's IT Strategy

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 - 14:58
What is the FDA’s IT strategy? How is FDA changing the way it does IT? What is FDA doing to leverage the advances of mobile technologies? I explore these questions and so much more with our very special guest, Todd Simpson, Chief Information Officer, US Food and Drug Administration. Also joining us from IBM is Tim Stitely.