Network Telecom Modernization

More attention from Congress could lead to smoother EIS transition


Experts are hopeful Congress' recent interest in the EIS transition could give agencies a new urgency to move to the contract and reap the cost-savings benefits.

Let’s Talk About IT Ep. 16 — Inside DHS’s network modernization w/ Karen Evans


When Karen Evans took over as DHS CIO, she was handed a list of priorities. No. 1 on that list was transitioning to EIS.

Agencies’ EIS transitions modestly slowed by pandemic, so far


Only five agencies have taken GSA up on its offer for coronavirus-related assistance, though that number could grow as more task orders are awarded.

Agencies reevaluating EIS task orders during pandemic


The EIS program team and FedRAMP and TIC PMOs have worked together to ensure the contract can support telework network security architectures.

How the pandemic pushed DOD’s network modernization efforts into warp speed


DOD moved fast and occasionally broke some things during the pandemic to modernize. Now it's trying to keep up the tempo of modernization.

Industry seeks ‘clear direction’ from agencies on telecom modernizations


Task order award delays, increases in lowest price technically acceptable source selection, less time to respond to requirements, and changes in contract work leave CenturyLink seeking "clear direction."