The federal Chief Financial Officers council (CFOC) in coordination with the United Shared Services Management (USSM) office issued an RFI to better understand the existing commercial market of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for financial management. The intent of the RFI is to gain industry feedback on market options, pricing strategies for SaaS, when common policy interpretation and/or business rules are required, and what cost drivers exist that should inform the future strategy for the CFO community.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is hosting Strategic Industry Conversation III on October 19, 2017, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. This full-day event will provide a venue to discuss mission focused topics that span multiple Components impacting the DHS Unity of Effort initiative. Register here.
Last week, Washington Technology unveiled their Fast 50 list. Seven of ACT-IAC's own made the list of the fastest growing small businesses in the government market. Those companies are:
For a full list of Washington Technology's Fast 50 click here.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is establishing an inventory/list of applicants interested in temporary employment to assist with Hurricane Harvey disaster activity for the period of 1 Sep – 31 Dec 2017.
Each year ACT-IAC is honored to recognize individuals in government and industry who have made significant contributions to improving government and to government-industry collaboration. ACT-IAC is now seeking nominations for the following awards. Nominations due by September 22, 2017.
Built on the mission of "Building the Next Generation of U.S. Leaders" to empower rising technology leaders to navigate industry and career specific challenges and opportunities, NexUS is designed with a focus on collaboration around the latest trends shaping the government of the future, learning from key government and industry executives, and working together as a powerful community to drive positive change within the federal landscape.
In March 2017 ACT-IAC met with the DoD Advisory Panel on Streamlining and Codifying Acquisition Regulations. At that meeting ACT-IAC was asked to provide additional recommendations regarding how to actually implement a more effective and streamlined defense acquisition process.
The ACT-IAC Volunteer Corps is forming a team in support of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series, the world's largest, most successful fundraising and education event for breast cancer. Join us for the race on September 9th from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Freedom Plaza, 14th Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW in Washington, DC. Find out more.