In most IT contracts the first phase requires the contractor to develop a set of requirements. If the requirements weren’t known when the Request for Proposal (RFP) was written, how can we expect a valid bid in the contractor’s proposal?
Posts By Andy Gravatt
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I started my career as a programmer at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center doing assembly language programming on mainframes. Part of me is sad knowing that this is no longer a skill worthy of inclusion on my resume, but I’m excited that NASA has finally moved on. My previous position was working as the softwareRead… Read more »
I regularly review and evaluate new technology and products as part of my job and also because I enjoy keeping up with what’s available. After saying that, I must admit that I’ve spent the last 15 years or so avoiding tablet computers. What’s the point? They’ve always run a stripped down operating system and theyRead… Read more »
There has been some discussion on the Govloop-CTO Forum pertaining to CTO competencies and I thought I’d post a list of competencies that we’ve put together to build a curriculum for CTOs at the iCollege of the National Defense University. This list has been reviewed by hundreds of people (many of whom are CTOs) andRead… Read more »
Introduction The role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) has been in existence for many years in the government and its ultimate definition was finally settled by the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996. At this time the position of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is being instituted across federal government departments and agencies, but the roleRead… Read more »