GSA rolls out IT acquisition studying portal

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The Normal Companies Administration introduced an on-desire schooling system federal IT job supervisors can use to understand about a range of systems and how to use its a lot of contracting cars to get it successfully.

The IT Acquisition University (ITAU) learning portal, stated GSA in a July 30 assertion, gives federal IT and acquisition experts access on-need access to acquisition articles on some of the most vital systems driving the government’s IT.

Hosted on GSA’s Acquisition Gateway, the college is aimed at giving job administrators a source of data on emerging IT systems and training on subjects such as cybersecurity, cloud migration, federal IT modernization, as properly as how to use its contracts to implement enabling systems.

The ITAU is a single of the 15 solutions underneath the Acquisition Gateway’s details engineering “hallway.”

“The federal IT market is evolving at unparalleled pace,” claimed Laura Stanton, performing assistant commissioner at GSA’s Details Technological know-how Class in the assertion.

“New innovations and emerging technological innovation are released and deployed speedily, and it can be tough for IT acquisition experts to keep tempo with the most current improvements, maintain a variety of certifications and CLP [Continuous Learning Points] needs, though also concentrating on day-to-working day work,” she said.

Many of the coaching courses offer CLP to federal IT staff members call for to retain up skilled certifications.

About the Creator

Mark Rockwell is a senior staff members author at FCW, whose conquer focuses on acquisition, the Section of Homeland Stability and the Section of Electricity.

Ahead of signing up for FCW, Rockwell was Washington correspondent for Govt Security News, wherever he covered all facets of homeland protection from IT to detection canines and border stability. Over the final 25 several years in Washington as a reporter, editor and correspondent, he has included an increasingly broad array of large-tech challenges for publications like Communications Week, World wide web 7 days, Fiber Optics News, magazine and Wireless 7 days.

Rockwell acquired a Jesse H. Neal Award for his work covering telecommunications concerns, and is a graduate of James Madison College.

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