Various acquisition regulations govern the way the government can procure the IT supplies and services it needs, and ITAPS monitors those regulations to alert our members of possible regulatory compliance effects. With our member companies, we assess these proposals, determine if they will impact contracting in the federal market or the adoption of technology goods and services, and, when necessary, develop and submit comments to the rulemakers offering improvements to the regulation.
ITAPS and CompTia Letter on California's A.B. 1546 Contractor Evaluation Legislation (June 15, 2017)
ITAPS joined with CompTia in sending a letter outlining our concerns with California’s A.B. 1546, a bill that would create a statutory mandate for the California Department of Technology (CDT) to develop ...
ITAPS Letter Endorsing Amy Tong for CA CIO & CDT Director April 14, 2017 (April 19, 2017)
ITAPS letter to California Senate Rules Committee endorsing Amy Tong's nomination for Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the California Department of Technology sent April 14, 2017.
ITAPS Trey Hodgkins Testimony on Federal IT Modernization Before House Oversight Committee Hearing (March 28, 2017)
Testimony delivered by Senior Vice President for Public Sector Trey Hodgkins on March 28, 2017, before a joint hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's Subcommittees on Information ...
ITAPS Business Association Coalition Letter on NY Buy America Proposal (March 01, 2017)
ITAPS multi-group business association coalition letter to New York Governor Cuomo and state lawmakers on the state's "Buy America" proposal sent February 16, 2017.
ITAPS Federal IT Priorities in a Trump Administration (December 16, 2016)
ITAPS letter on Federal IT Priorities in a Trump Administration.
Evaluating Government Contracts in California Needs to be Holistic to be Effective (June 15, 2017)
The IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS) recently sent a letter outlining our concerns with California’s A.B. 1546, a bill that would create a statutory mandate for the California Department of Technology ...
ITAPS Supports Confirmation of Amy Tong as California CIO (April 19, 2017)
Today, on behalf of the IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of tech trade group ITI, I will testify before the California Senate Rules Committee hearing in favor of the confirmation of Amy ...
ITAPS to DOD: Its Time For a Face to Face to make the Cybersecurity Rule Work (January 27, 2017)
The Department of Defense’s DFARS Network Penetration and Contracting for Cloud Services rule continues to be problematic. That is why the IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS) sent a letter to Department ...
A Word of Caution on Category Management (August 11, 2016)
The Obama Administration has put a greater emphasis on improving government information technology (IT) and digital services than any other presidential administration in our history. We had a glimpse ...
Start Up Life Meets the Compliance Riddled Federal IT Market for 18F and USDS (June 22, 2016)
I recently testified before a joint hearing of the House Oversight Committee Subcommittees on IT and Government Operations alongside government and industry representatives on the roles of the General ...
Texas Business and Tech Groups Caution Texas Legislators Against Adding Red Tape to State Procurement (May 24, 2017)
AUSTIN – Seven leading groups representing Texas businesses and technology companies released a letter today addressed to state legislators supporting a bill that would improve the way the state contracts ...
Tech Group Calls for Senate to Act After House Passes Federal IT Modernization Bill (May 17, 2017)
WASHINGTON – The IT Alliance for the Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of technology trade group ITI, called on the U.S. Senate to act on the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act, bipartisan legislation ...
ITI Announces Federal IT Modernization Bill is a Key Vote for Tech (May 16, 2017)
WASHINGTON – ITI, the global voice of the tech sector, and its public sector division the IT Alliance for the Public Sector (ITAPS), announced their strong support today for the Modernizing Government ...
ITAPS Urges House to Pass Bipartisan Government IT Modernization Bills (May 02, 2017)
WASHINGTON – The IT Alliance for the Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of ITI, urged the House of Representatives to act on bipartisan legislation unanimously approved today by the House Oversight and ...
ITAPS Concerned Trump’s Buy American Order Will Stymie Government Technology (April 18, 2017)
WASHINGTON—The IT Alliance for Public Sector, a division of tech trade group ITI, released the following statement today from Senior Vice President for Public Sector Trey Hodgkins reacting to President ...