GCN: DHS looks to clouds for FOIA management

“The Department of Homeland Security’s Privacy Office is looking for an enterprisewide cloud-based workflow solution to help its DHS process Freedom of Information Act requests and improve data reliability and consistency.”

“According to a July 31 solicitation, DHS receives more FOIA requests than any federal agency — approximately 385,000 FOIA, privacy and other requests — almost 40% of all requests within the federal government, with the scope of each search ranging from one page to one terabyte of records. While DHS was able to substantially increased the number of requests processed over the last 10 years, however, it has not been able to keep pace with the growth in demand, according to its March 2020 Backlog Reduction Plan: 2020 – 2023.”

“Given the volume and complexity of the matters that are handled, the Privacy Office is looking for an e-discovery and FOIA software-as-a-service workflow solution.”

“The configurable service must provide end-to-end FOIA case processing, tracking and support for at least 500 simultaneous users with the capability to increase beyond 2,000 users. The easy-to-use interface must allow users to identify and remove duplicate data, search and track documents and ensure metadata is tagged throughout the FOIA processing lifecycle.  It must be hosted in a cloud authorized by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program…” Read the full article here.

Source: DHS, DISA look to clouds for FOIA management – August 4, 2020. GCN.

Related Item

DHS RFP: FOIA Workflow as a Service (FWaaS) Platform (August 3, 2020)

0
Tags:

This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by  Jackie Gilbert 1 month, 2 weeks ago.

  • Author
    Posts
  • #104410

    Replies viewable by members only

    0

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

CONTACT US

Questions?. Send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Sending

©2020 G2Xchange all rights reserved | Community and Member Guidelines | Privacy Policy | About G2Xchange FedCiv

Opportunities. Starting Points.

About our Data

The Vault is a listing of expiring contracts, task orders, etc. within a certain set of parameters, to include:

  • Have an initial total estimated contract value of $10 million or above
  • Federal Civilian Only – DHS, Transportation, Justice, Labor, Interior, Commerce, Energy, State, and Treasury Actions
  • NAICS codes include: 511210, 518210, 519130, 519190, 541511,
    541512, 
    541513, 541519, 541611, 541618,
    541690, 541720, 541990
  • Were modified within the last 12 calendar months
  • The data represented is based on information provided by the government

Who has access? Please note that ALL G2Xchange FedCiv Members will receive access to all basic and much of the advanced data. G2Xchange FedCiv Corporate Members will receive access to ALL Vault content (basic and advanced).

Feedback/Suggestions? Contact us at Vault@G2Xchange.com and let us know what you think. 

G2Xchange FedCiv

Log in with your credentials for G2Xchange FedCiv

Forgot your details?