May 15, 2020
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Dulles, VA 20166
Innovative Management Concepts, Inc. (IMC), an information technology services and solutions provider, has been awarded a task order to support the Air Force Chief Data Office (SAF/CO) with strategy, technical, and expert support. The task order is a competitive award under the General Services Administration’s Multiple Award Schedule (MAS). The period of performance began on 11 May 2020.
The Air Force Chief Data Officer has the responsibility of leading, carrying out, reviewing, and ensuring the visibility, accessibility, understanding, linking, and trustworthiness of data across air, space, and cyberspace domains for the Department of the Air Force. SAF/CO has the responsibility of aligning the Air Force with Public Law 115-435 TITLE II--Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary Government Data Act (the OPEN Data Act). Section 3520 of the OPEN Data Act establishes 14 functions that Chief Data Officers must carry out for their agencies including, but not limited to, transparency, lifecycle data management, data use, data assurance, and data infrastructure improvements. The CDO prepares policies for approval and issues official guidance, procedures, compliance items, and directed actions to ensure implementation of those policies. IMC’s team is fully integrated into the CDO, creating a seamless Government-Contractor team. IMC provides technical and expert support and manages the following task order objectives: program management, strategy and governance, data capabilities, risk management, quality and data assurance, policies/standards and transparency, strategic communications, education and training, and Air Force Data Factory.