Posts Tagged: Request

DISA to Revise Commercial Cloud Acquisition Plan

The Defense Information Agency is re-evaluating its options for a planned $450 million commercial cloud computing contract, including a lower ceiling for a new contract. DISA could also cancel the entire plan and use existing contracts the agency believes can meet the scope of demand, the agency said in a Friday FedBizOpps notice. DISA cited… Read more »

FBI Calls on Industry to Demo Video Analysis, Processing Tech

The FBI is researching technologies intended to analyze, process and manage video content in an effort to create a road map for the bureau’s future video analytics infrastructure. FBI will host an industry day Dec. 11 at the J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington, D.C. to brief contractors on the project, according to a FedBizOpps… Read more »

GSA Asks Industry for Climate Change Mgmt Ideas

The General Services Administration‘s acquisition management office conducting market research into services meant to help other agencies manage the impact of climate change on their missions. Contractors would provide services to support a federal action plan intended to help identify risks and opportunities associated with the changing climate, the GSA said in a Sept. 26… Read more »

Army Directorate Asks Contractors for Third-Party ISR System Ideas

The U.S. Army’s intelligence and information warfare directorate is seeking information from potential vendors about third-party intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. An Oct. 1 request for information from the Army Contracting Command outlines the branch’s efforts to seek data on software-defined ISR technologies for the I2WD. The Army wants to learn about potential ground moving… Read more »

Responding to Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy, the Super Storm that slammed into the Eastern Seaboard early last week, left behind a wave of destruction in its path. Cities like New York, Atlantic City, Hoboken, Philadelphia and hundreds more are dealing with flooding, power outages,and destructive fires as a result. The cost of the damage left behind is estimated to… Read more »

Hurricane Sandy Preparation & Donation

This Halloween is shaping up to be a lot spookier for those on the East Coast. If you’re following the latest NOAA hurricane trackers, Hurricane Sandy is indeed turning inland and will affect several states along the Eastern seaboard, including Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts…. Read more »

What Open Data REALLY Means for Cities

The call for cities to embrace open data is getting louder and louder. The recent White House Digital Strategy Initiative is proof of one such example in which they call for all Federal Agencies to be accessible via mobile and have information readily available to the public anytime from any device. Philosophically, we love talking… Read more »

Big City iPhone App Comes to Small-Town America

CivicPlus has released the highly anticipated Citizen Request Tracker™ (CRT) application for the iPhone and iPod Touch to their more than 580 city and county clients across North America. The app is now available for free at the iTunes App Store. The Citizen Request Tracker app gives constituents in cities and counties currently using CivicPlus’… Read more »

How cell phones, Twitter and Facebook make history

From the Government Business Examiner by Donna L. Quesinberry When performing a search on Clay Shirky (an adjunct professor in NYU’s graduate Interactive Telecommunications Program [ITP]), the result is no less than 20 pages of factoids, videos, articles, blogs, etc. Mr. Shirky’s understanding of the interrelated effects of social and technological network topology and how… Read more »

What can Government 2.0 do to improve the efficiency of outsider visits to Federal Agencies?

As a government contractor with good intentions,-) I routinely visit a number of military and civilian Federal agencies in DC, MD, and VA. My experience in getting into these agencies is uniformly the same – long, cumbersome, and confusing. Now we all agree that the Federal agencies should control access to their facilities for security… Read more »