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 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 ...
Federal Actions to Enable Contractors to Protect “Covered Defense Information” and “Controlled Unclassified Information” (March 27, 2017)
ITAPS released a white paper on March 27, 2017, titled "Federal Actions to Enable Contractors to Protect 'Covered Defense Information' and 'Controlled Unclassified Information'" discussing federal requirements ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
ITAPS’ Trey Hodgkins Advocates for Federal IT Modernization Before Congressional Hearing (March 28, 2017)
WASHINGTON – Today, the IT Alliance for Public Sector, a division of ITI, released the following testimony delivered by Senior Vice President for Public Sector Trey Hodgkins before a joint hearing of the ...
ITAPS Releases White Paper on Protecting Federal Information and Data (March 27, 2017)
WASHINGTON—Today, the IT Alliance for Public Sector (ITAPS) released a white paper titled Federal Actions to Enable Contractors to Protect “Covered Defense Information” and “Controlled Unclassified Information” ...
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 ...