Notes Fast Rope Tampa, 2.17.16

  • 18 Feb 2016 11:36 AM
    Message # 3830115
    David Hart (Administrator)

    Debra Foster, Facilitating

    ATTENDEES:  Debra Foster, Steve Powell, Marnice Miller, JR Morell

     TELECON:  Al Mink, Jeff Young

    • -        Debra Foster—Gave an overview of Fast Rope Benefits.  Acquisition Planning Talks were put on hold.  They will now be called Capability Collaboration Engagements, first one scheduled for Apr 16, more info coming soon.  Company is looking for SCIF space for 15 people in Tampa, Fl and 15 people on Colorado Springs, CO.  Suggestions were Jacobs, L3 and CACI.
    • -        JR Morell—Venatore Government IT contractor with work at CENTCOM, SOCOM, SOUTHCOM.  Cyber security practice with DoD, commercial and industry. GWACS ramp on, joint ventures and 8a Prime.  Federal Health care; looking for Health care IT partners.  Steve and Marnice provided vendor names to look into. Deb will get Health care vendor information from the contracting officer at Gunter AFB on the companies that support Business Enterprise Systems there.
    • -        Marnice Miller – HCRC Staffing and full gambit of HR services.  Supports NSA, Dept of Commerce outsourcing, Army Intelligence, DIA, SOCOM, CENTCOM, NASA.  Winner on SWMS B LPTA contract for staffing.  Coast Guard Industry Day, Washington DC in Apr 16.
    • -        Al Mink – Systems Spirit Help businesses grow in the Federal space and DoD.  Will pass on information on Marnice’s DIA experience to primes. DISA is looking for commercial providers for cloud support and will be conducting an industry day open to VTC.  Army IT Day Washington DC 31 Mar 16
    • n  Suggest all go over Fast Rope portal and provide feedback.
    • n  Download slides and check other chapters
    • n  Get members BIO on portal
    • n  Mentioned government forum being added to portal
    • -        Jeff Young- Marjau Systems SDVOSB SW engineers working in special ops, intelligence, data network, sharepoint, electronic health and benefit systems for the VA.  Organizations focusing on open source software in DoD, monthly meetings at SOFWERX, 2.day hack-a- thon.
    • -        Steve Powell – Vistra 8a Public Relations and Marketing.  Focus on DoD strategic communications and Cyber planning. Original SWMS prime.  Want to get on more IDIQ contracts.  Sponsors community events.
    • -        Next Meeting 16 Mar 16,8:00 – 9:00, Vistra, 15436 N Florida Ave, Suite 160, Tampa, Fl 33613

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