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March 2021

RPA in Federal Agencies: How Federal Agencies Achieve More Through Robotic Process Automation
Developed by the Intelligent Automation Working Group (ACT-IAC Emerging Technology Community of Interest) and Management Concepts
Released: March 15, 2021

How would you respond to an invitation to give a presentation about robotic process automation (RPA)? If you...

March 2021

Process Automation Product Survey: Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Intelligent Document Processing (IDP), and Process Discovery/Mining    
Expanding Automation Opportunities in the Federal Government
Developed by the Intelligent Automation Working Group, ACT-IAC Emerging Technology Community of Interest
Released: March 15, 2021

This report continues...

February 2021

IT Modernization: Lessons Learned and Best Practices (Case Studies from Representative Government Agencies)
Developed by: IT Management and Modernization Community of Interest
Released: February 24, 2021

This white paper discusses representative case studies from Federal government agencies and organizations, detailing their mission objectives and lessons...

December 2020

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FEDERAL WORKFORCE CERTIFICATION
Developed by: Artificial Intelligence Working Group, ACT-IAC Emerging Technology Community of Interest
Released: December 9, 2020

The ACT-IAC AI Working Group launched an “AI Curriculum Committee” with the goal to explore how to assess the AI knowledgebase across the Federal workforce.  Given that...

December 2020

DEVELOPING A FRAMEWORK FOR SUCCESSFUL MODERNIZATION PROJECTS: A Blueprint for Government and Industry
Developed by the ACT-IAC Health Community of Interest
Date Published: December 2, 2020

This paper was written by members of the ACT-IAC Health Community of Interest. It provides a roadmap to improve the success rate of federal projects by prescribing a...

October 2020

Produced by the Institute for Innovation

This paper expands on ACT-IAC’s Agenda 2021 capstone document, “Delivering Outcomes, Building Trust” released in July 2020. It focuses on:

  • conducting better enterprise risk analysis and...
October 2020

Produced by the Institute for Innovation

This paper builds on ACT-IAC’s Agenda 2021 capstone document, “Delivering Outcomes, Building Trust”.

released in July 2020. Because the rate of change has accelerated in many dimensions,...

October 2020

Produced by the Institute for Innovation

This paper builds on ACT-IAC’s Agenda 2021 capstone document, “Delivering Outcomes, Building Trust”. Released in July 2020. The paper focuses on:

  • understanding customers;
  • ...
October 2020

ETHICAL APPLICATION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FRAMEWORK
Developed by: Artificial Intelligence Working Group, ACT-IAC Emerging Technology Community of Interest
Released: October 8, 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming an influential cornerstone of the digital future as we increasingly rely on it to support and inform our world.  As organizations...

September 2020
Advancing Government though Collaboration: IT Spending Transparency Maturity Model Addresses Federal Data Strategy Action Plan

ACT-IAC IT Management and Modernization Community of Interest

ACT-IAC is proud to support the Federal government’s goal to implement TBM government-wide by 2022 and increase IT spending transparency.  A focused workgroup including...

September 2020

Benchmarking – TBM’s Next Frontier
Developed by the ACT-IAC IT Management and Modernization Community of Interest
Date Released: September 30, 2020, Updated March 1, 2021

Technology Business Management (TBM) is a standardized multi-dimensional taxonomy that serves as an excellent framework to categorize and increase the transparency of IT...

Previous ACT-IAC Reports

ACT-IAC White Paper: Industry Days Best Practices March 2018
ACT-IAC White Paper: Discussion of Role of the Insurance Industry in Federal Cybersecurity February 2018
ACT-IAC White Paper: Cloud Migrations – Lessons Learned January 2018
ACT-IAC Comments to DoD 809 Commission (December 2017) December 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: Challenges and Solutions for Small Agency IT Modernization November 2017
Acquisition Transformation Guide V.2 October 2016
ACT-IAC White Paper: Drones in the Federal Airspace and the Internet of Things October 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: Enabling Blockchain Innovation in the U.S. Federal Government October 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: Talent as a Service Executive Report October 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure-2 (FTI-2) Architecture June 2017
ACT-IAC Recommendations to the DoD 809 Advisory Panel -- Part II June 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure-2 (FTI-2) Parallel Ops May 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure-2 (FTI-2) SDN-NFV May 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure-2 (FTI-2) Security Considerations May 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure-2 (FTI-2) TDM-to-IP May 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: Human Capital Analytics Roadmap April 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure-2 (FTI-2) IP Transition Best Practices April 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: Migrating to a New Unique Identifier March 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure-2 (FTI-2) Risks and Challenges March 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure-2 (FTI-2) Wireless Paper February 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: Customer Experience Metrics February 2017
ACT-IAC White Paper: FEDRAMP JAB Prioritization Workstream 3 October 2016
ACT-IAC White Paper: FAA Telecommunications Infrastructure-2 (FTI-2) Recommendations for Acquisition Strategy Best Practices September 2016
ACT-IAC White Paper: Strengthening Federal Cybersecurity: Best Practices for Recruiting, Developing, and Retaining Cyberworkers in Government August 2016
ACT-IAC White Paper: FedRAMP Accelerated Feedback Workstream #2: Templates and Method of Completion July 2016
ACT-IAC White Paper: NS2020 Part 1 EIS Transition Recommendations June 2016
Enabling Federal IT Innovation and Results through Strategic Buying and Management April 2009
ACT-IAC White Paper: Improving the Veteran Experience through Strategic Resource Planning & Management August 2015
ACT-IAC White Paper: AM SIG Industry Day Best Practices December 2014
ACT-IAC White Paper: Setting the Standard, Developing the Framework for DATA Act Implementation February 2015
ACT-IAC White Paper: Industry Day Best Practices December 2014
Life Events - Connecting Citizens to Services November 2014
ACT-IAC White Paper: Recommendation for an Alternative to the Unique Line Item Identifier (ULIN) November 2014
A Simplified Approach to BYOD September 2014
ACT-IAC White Paper: Bridging the Gap in Federal Succession Planning - June 2012 June 2012