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HUD Begins IT Modernization CoE Phase 2 Through Three RFQs

The Department of Housing and Urban Development and the General Services Administration have released three requests for quotes as part of the second phase of HUD’s information technology modernization through the Centers of Excellence program.

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Capgemini Government Solutions to Provide CoE IT Support Under GSA BPA; Doug Lane Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 13, 2019 — Capgemini’s government solutions business has received a spot under a three-year blanket purchase agreement from the General Services Administration to be a vendor of information technology products and services to government agencies in support of IT modernization efforts, ExecutiveGov reported July 31.

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OPM, GSA’s Centers of Excellence Seek Comments on Mainframe Hardware Upgrade Plan

The Office of Personnel Management and the General Services Administration’s Centers of Excellence have issued a draft request for quote and request for information to seek industry feedback on a plan to obtain two backup mainframes to replace existing hardware supporting OPM’s critical workloads, FedScoop reported Thursday.

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GSA Unveils 12 Awardees for USDA’s Centers of Excellence Phase II; Emily Murphy Quoted

The General Services Administration has awarded contracts to 12 companies to support the Department of Agriculture’s information technology modernization efforts under the second phase of the Centers of Excellence program. USDA serves as the first “lighthouse” agency for the CoE program and the Phase II awards came two months after …

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GSA Taps 4 Firms for Centers of Excellence IT Support Contracts

The General Services Administration has awarded contracts to four companies to provide information technology support services for the five centers of excellence as part of the White House’s IT modernization program. GSA said Wednesday ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI), Kaiser Associates, McKinsey & Co. and SIE Consulting Group secured the initial awards …

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DHS Seeks Academic Partners for Border Security Research Projects

The Department of Homeland Security is providing up to $40 million in funding for research work into tools to help improve the nation’s immigration system and resilience to coastal disasters, Homeland Security Today reported Friday. DHS will distribute the awards under a set of potential five-year, $20 million cooperative agreements …

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NIH to Invest $96M in Biomedical Data Analytics Centers; Eric Green Comments

The National Institutes of Health has unveiled a four-year plan to build centers where researchers would work to develop tools for analyzing and sharing large sets of biomedical data, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Joseph Marks writes NIH plans to invest $96 million in as many as eight “Big Data to Knowledge” …

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