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ACT-IAC Seeks Sponsorship Manager

The ACT-IAC Sponsorship Manager will hold responsibility for effectively executing all sponsor support, fulfillment, financial processing and marketing support duties associated with sponsored ACT-IAC conferences, forums, and other designated events. This position will act as a professional partner to a team of member volunteers tasked with sponsorship sales. This is a fulltime position with a duty location in Fairfax, VA, reporting to the Senior Director of Corporate Development.

Communities of Interest (COI) Leadership Elections Results

ACT-IAC Community of Interest Election Results

ACT-IAC is pleased to announce the new leaders for the Communities of Interest (COIs). There were 12 positions across 7 COIs that were available for reelection and/or vacant.  The new COI leaders will fulfill their roles for the term July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2020.  ACT-IAC thanks all the candidates for their readiness to serve. Thank you to all the candidates for their readiness to serve in the COIs.

COI

Position

Leader

Organization

Acquisition

Government Chair

+Jaime Gracia

Department of Homeland Security

Industry Vice-Chair

Juli Dixon

Booz Allen Hamilton

Customer Experience

Government Vice-Chair

+David Ellison

Social Security Administration

Cybersecurity

Industry Chair

*+Ken Adams

KPMG

Government Vice-Chair

Jonathan Trimble

Federal Bureau of Investigations

Industry Vice-Chair

*Matt Sexton

Booz Allen Hamilton

Evolving the Workforce

Industry Vice-Chair

+Andrew McCoy

LearningTree International

IT Management
and Modernization

Industry Chair

*+Stu Hammer

Perspecta

Industry Vice-Chair

*Vera Ashworth

CGI Federal

Networks and
Telecommunications

Industry Chair

*+Tom Cuneo

Vision Technologies, Inc

Industry Vice-Chair

*+Dee Delaney

AT&T

Shared Services

Government Vice-Chair

+H. Lionel Cares, Jr.

ATF

Names with * are incumbent leaders. Names with + were unopposed

 

ACT-IAC White Paper: Blockchain Playbook for the U.S. Federal Government

Blockchain Playbook for the U.S. Federal Government
Developed by the Blockchain Working Group, ACT-IAC Emerging Technology Community of Interest
Date Released: April 2, 2018

This Playbook comes right after the ACT-IAC Blockchain Primer and proposes a process and five phases to support the United States Federal Government in its understanding and application of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies for its mission. Each phase contains a set of key activities organized in functional areas that go beyond just the technical aspects of blockchain but include management, people, process, and acquisition areas.

ACT-IAC White Paper: Industry Days Best Practices

Government regularly hosts “Industry Day” events in order to provide information on pending procurements, encourage competition, create a level playing field for all potential offerors, and educate offerors on procurement practices and policies. Industry’s motivations to participate may differ, often focusing on gathering detailed information about upcoming procurements or discovering potential partners and competitors.

This paper authored by the ACT-IAC Small Business Alliance identifies and compiles best practices in staging successful, value-driven Industry Days by providing specific recommendations from the initial planning stages through the successful execution of an Industry Day event.

ACT-IAC White Paper: Discussion of Role of the Insurance Industry in Federal Cybersecurity

The risk of cybersecurity is headline news almost every night. In the United States, no discussion of major risk management can be held without addressing the role of the insurance industry and cybersecurity is no different.  The Cybersecurity Community of Interest (COI) took up this issue and held discussions with several agencies, industry leaders and insurance companies.  The result of this study is found in the discussion paper. 

ACT-IAC White Paper: Cloud Migration - Lessons Learned

Cloud Migration Case Studies from Representative Government Agencies
Developed by the Cloud Migration Working Group
Date Released: January 24, 2018

This white paper discusses representative case studies from Federal Government agencies and organizations detailing their mission objectives and lessons learned as they moved all or part of their infrastructure and computing needs into hosted and managed cloud service providers.