Posts Tagged: enterprise

Enterprise Government: How the Next Administration Can Better Serve Citizens

In 2017, the next administration will set to work implementing the goals and priorities of the new President. Many of those priorities won’t line up neatly with the agency structure of the federal government, and achieving them will require that agencies work together as an “enterprise government” — collaborating and integrating programs and activities to… Read more »

Government: The Final Frontier?

Is cloud computing the next technological frontier? If it is, then enterprise cloud computing software companies like Box are like the equivalent of the USS Enterprise. Rather than exploring unknown boundaries of space, they push modern technological boundaries to reach new frontiers of business communication, sharing and collaboration. If cloud computing companies are the Enterprise,… Read more »

Risky Business: When Government Takes Calculated Risks

Flood insurance? Bank deposit insurance? Pension guarantees? Home loan guarantees? . . . No private sector business will take on some risks that the federal government agrees to bear on behalf of the broader society – at least not at an affordable price.   So government, by nature, oftentimes puts itself at financial or reputational… Read more »

10K OSD, 2K Southcom Emails Now in DISA’s Cloud

The Defense Information Systems Agency has migrated more than 10,000 staff email accounts in the Office of Secretary of Defense and 2,000 Southern Command users to the agency’s private, cloud-based email system. DISA intends for DOD Enterprise Email to eventually support more than 4.5 million users and the system currently has 1.4 million users, the… Read more »

DIA Office Issues Draft RFP for $6B Intell Services Contract

The office responsible for the Defense Intelligence Agency‘s contracting functions has released a draft request for proposals for a potential five-year, $6 billion contract covering information technology services for defense and intelligence agencies. Large and small businesses will be considered for the Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise program and teaming arrangements are being… Read more »

DISA Pushes Back $427M Enterprise Storage Solicitation

The Defense Information Systems Agency has delayed the release of a final solicitation for a potential $427 million enterprise storage contract. DISA now intends to release the request for proposals sometime after Sept. 30 after originally planning to start accepting bids July 16, DISA said in a Monday FedBizOpps notice. No official release date has… Read more »

DISA Schedules RFP for $427M Enterprise Storage Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency is set to start accepting proposals July 16 for a potential $427 enterprise storage contract. DISA intends for the contract to have four base years and two one-year options, the agency said in a Wednesday FedBizOpps post. Work under the Enterprise Storage Service II contract will occur at agency sites… Read more »