Tag Archives: Veterans Affairs

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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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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Mahir Jameel Joins B3 Group as Global Chief Architect

Mahir Jameel Global Chief Architect B3 Group

Mahir Jameel, a former Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) executive, has been named global chief architect at Herndon, Virginia-based health information technology provider B3 Group. He will also lead B3 Group's Salesforce practice and be responsible for developing its strategy to implement the cloud platform at the Department of Veterans Affairs' Digital Transformation Center, the company said Tuesday.

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GovConWire’s “Winning Business and FY21 Opportunities Forum” Set for Oct. 20

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 with 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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Trump OKs 10-Week Gov’t Funding Extension

The White House

President Donald Trump on early Thursday signed a continuing resolution to fund the operations at federal agencies through Dec. 11 at current spending levels. The short-term measure was designed to head off a government shutdown at the start of fiscal 2021 and cleared by the White House almost one hour after the midnight deadline passed as Trump came back from a Minnesota campaign event.

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VA Seeks RPA-Based Software to Help Manage EHR Backlog

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The Department of Veterans Affairs is conducting market research on commercially available robotic process automation technologies that can help streamline clinical document processing functions for electronic health records systems.

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