Tag Archives: VA

Accenture Federal Arm, Mitre Help VA Implement Colmery Act IT Updates; Robert Wilkie Quoted

Robert Wilkie Secretary Veterans Affairs

Accenture Federal Services and Mitre have helped the Department of Veterans Affairs update information technology systems for processing education benefits for military veterans. The Veterans Benefits Administration and its two industry partners performed software development, integration, testing, communications and training work as part of Colmery Act implementation efforts. “These IT changes improve our ability to deliver education benefits to GI Bill students.” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie.

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: ManTech’s Kevin Phillips Talks Minerva Engineering Acquisition, William Bookless Named Acting NNSA Administrator; ODNI Appoints Steve Vanech; Pamela Powers Discusses VA EHR System Deployment; DoD, Navy Zero-Trust Efforts

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards William Bookless Named Acting NNSA Administrator William Bookless, principal deputy administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), assumed the role of acting administrator of NNSA after Lisa Gordon-Hagerty stepped down from the post. NNSA said Friday Gordon-Hagerty, who received Senate confirmation in February …

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VA Intends to Award Contract Modification to TriWest for CCN Region 6-Pacific Islands Support

TriWest

The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced its intent to issue a contract modification to TriWest Healthcare Alliance to set up and maintain a network of health care providers and practitioners in the Pacific Islands as part of the Community Care Network Region 6.

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Camilo Sandoval Appointed as Federal CISO

Camilo Sandoval Federal CISO

The Trump administration has appointed Camilo Sandoval as federal chief information security officer, FedScoop reported on Wednesday. Sandoval, who assumed the role in Oct. 2020, will succeed Grant Schneider, who left the position in Aug. 2020 to join Venable  as senior director of cybersecurity services. Prior to assuming the role, Sandoval served as president and chief information officer (CIO) of MCI.  

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Panelists Discuss Federal Marketplace During GovConWire’s Winning Business and FY21 Opportunities Forum

Winning Business and FY21 Opportunities

During GovConWire’s Winning Business and FY21 Opportunities Virtual Forum, notable panelists discussed small to midsize GovCon professionals on how to win business, FY21 opportunities to look out for, navigating the GSA schedule, and what industry can do to help. Rich Wilkinson, Director of Sales Engineering & Enablement with Unanet, moderated the discussion.

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Kamal Narang: General Dynamics IT Business to Digitize VA Records Under $306M Task Order

Kamal Narang VP

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 20, 2020 — General Dynamics' (NYSE: GD) information technology unit will provide military records digitization services to the Department of Veterans Affairs under a potential five-year, $306M task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 2.

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GovConWire to Host Winning Business and FY21 Opportunities Forum TODAY: Meet the Event Speakers

Winning Business and FY21 Opportunities Forum

GovConWire Events will host the Winning Business and FY21 Opportunities Virtual Forum featuring keynote speaker Brian Barnes, associate administrator of the Office of Small Business Utilization at the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), on October 20th. To register for the Winning Business and FY21 Opportunities Forum, as well as view future events, visit GovConWire Events.

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WCAS Announces Strategic Investment in GovernmentCIO; Brian Moran Quoted

Brian Moran Founder GovernmentCIO

Private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe has made an investment in GovernmentCIO, a provider of technology and digital platforms to the federal health information technology services market, to support the latter’s organic growth initiatives and client base expansion efforts.

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