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 Minnesota FY 18-19 IT Budget Improvements Letter (March 07, 2017)
ITAPS Minnesota FY 18-19 IT budget improvements letter on cybersecurity funding sent February 22, 2017.
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.
- Coalition Letter Urging the Passing of the MGT Act of 2016 (November 22, 2016)
ITAPS Senate Letter on MGT Act (November 16, 2016)
ITAPS letter to Senators on the Modernizing Government Technology Act of 2016 (MGT Act) urging lawmakers to pass the legislation before the end of the 114th Congress.
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 ...
Tech’s Legislative Priorities for the 115th Congress: A Blueprint for American Innovation (January 11, 2017)
The start of the 115th Congress and the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on January 20th present Washington with the opportunity to address the economic concerns voiced by voters last ...
NDAA Splits the Baby, and That’s Good News for Military Innovation (December 20, 2016)
The Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (FY 2017 NDAA) is arguably the most ambitious overhaul of the Department of Defense (DOD) since the Goldwater-Nichols reforms of 1986. After thirty ...
To Get State IT Right, Terms and Conditions Are in Need of a Reboot (October 27, 2016)
Today the IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of ITI, presented its State IT Terms and Conditions Best Practices before a hearing of the Idaho State Procurement Laws Committee. I know procurement ...
ITAPS on McCain Defense Budget Proposal (January 17, 2017)
WASHINGTON—The IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of ITI, released the following statement today from Director of National Security Jonathan Clifford welcoming a proposal for the 2018 defense ...
Technology Experts offer President-elect Trump Ideas to Improve Vulnerable Government Cybersecurity (December 16, 2016)
WASHINGTON—In a letter sent to President-elect Donald Trump today, the IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS) a division of ITI, representing leading technology and service provider companies who work closely ...
Idaho Acts to Improve State Government’s Access to Technology (December 16, 2016)
WASHINGTON—Today the IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of ITI representing leading government technology and service provider companies, welcomed a decision by the state of Idaho that will ...
ITAPS Urges Senate to Pass Modernizing Government Technology Act in Lame Duck (November 16, 2016)
WASHINGTON – The IT Alliance for the Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of ITI, released the following letter today sent to Senate leadership from Senior Vice President for the Public Sector Trey Hodgkins, ...
(October 27, 2016)
WASHINGTON – The IT Alliance for the Public Sector (ITAPS), a division of ITI, released the following statement today from Senior Vice President for the Public Sector Trey Hodgkins, reacting to the Obama ...