The U.S. federal government purchases more supplies and services than any other entity and the IT industry is a corporate partner in the government’s mission to succeed in cybersecurity, national security, and innovation. Over $81 billion taxpayer dollars are spent each year on IT to ensure federal resilience, and ITAPS monitors and reacts to the procurement laws, regulations, and policies that govern those transactions. With an eye toward tech promotion and adoption, ITAPS develops strategies that bring innovation into the government marketplace.
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 ...
ITI MGT Act Key Vote Letter to U.S. House Supporting Federal IT Modernization Bill (May 16, 2017)
ITI and its public sector division the IT Alliance for the Public Sector (ITAPS), announced their strong support in a May 16, 2017, letter to members of Congress for the Modernizing Government Technology ...
- ITAPS Minnesota 1819 IT Budget Improvements (May 16, 2017)
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 ...
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 ...
Feds Should Support State and Local Cybersecurity Efforts (April 20, 2017)
When discussing cybersecurity, specifically securing IT systems, it’s not revolutionary to point out that states and localities struggle to keep up with the ever-increasing demands placed on them. It’s ...
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 ...
New York’s Buy America Proposal Will Boomerang to Hurt US Workers and Economy (March 01, 2017)
“Buy America.” Sounds good when you say it, but despite being well-intentioned, such policies simply do not reflect the reality of the modern marketplace and can ultimately serve to do more harm than good ...
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 ...
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 ...
ITAPS on Thornberry Defense Department Acquisition Discussion Draft Bill (May 18, 2017)
WASHINGTON—The IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of ITI, released the following statement today from Senior Vice President for Public Sector Trey Hodgkins after House Armed Service Committee ...
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 ...
ITI Encouraged by Trump Cyber Executive Order (May 11, 2017)
WASHINGTON – ITI, the global voice of the tech sector, welcomed President Trump’s cybersecurity executive order, signed today, calling the directive a positive step in the right direction to address government ...