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Chief of IBC's Finance and Procurement Systems Division Recognized with the Distinguished Service Award

THU, JULY 31, 2014, 09:37 AM EST

Bobby Smith, chief of IBC’s Finance and Procurement Systems division, was recognized with the prestigious DOI Distinguished Service Award for his tireless efforts and contributions, collaborative style, and commitment to excellence. Read More >


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IBC IN THE NEWS (GCN.com): What makes an ideal shared service?

THU, JULY 31, 2014, 06:58 AM EST

A recent article on Government Computer News (GCN.com) about shared services in the federal government featured the Interior Business Center. Read More >


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Interior Business Center to Host Oracle Customer Day

TUE, JULY 29, 2014, 09:39 AM EST

IBC will host the annual Oracle Day, dedicated to Oracle Federal Financials (OFF) customers, on August 7, 2014. Read More >


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Welcome EPA. Way to Go, IBC.

TUE, JULY 22, 2014, 10:18 AM EST

The Interior Business Center (IBC) is now the payroll provider for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPA's payroll data and systems were successfully migrated to IBC's service, effective June 1, 2014. Read More >


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IBC at the 2014 AGA PDT

TUE, JULY 15, 2014, 10:18 AM EST

IBC Director Joe Ward and his customer relationship management team look forward to reconnect with customers who are attending the Association of Government Accountants’ (AGA) 2014 Annual Professional Development Training (PDT), in Orlando, Fla. Read More >


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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration

THU, JUNE 5, 2014, 12:30 PM EST

Lessons, leis, and luncheon: The Kalama Polynesian Dancers announce their arrival on the Interior Business Center campus, in Denver, Colo., for the IBC Diversity Training Program, May 29, 2014. Read More >


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Treasury and OMB Announce Designation of Federal Shared Service Providers for Financial Management

FRI, MAY 2, 2014, 05:22 PM EST

OMB and Treasury announced the designation of four shared service providers for financial management to provide core accounting and other services to federal agencies. The Interior Business Center (IBC) is one of the four designated providers. Read More >


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IBC Sponsors Event to Showcase Innovative, Breakthrough Technologies for Greener and Safer Future

THU, MAY 1, 2014, 11:58 AM EST

Imagine first responders evacuating dangerous territory and leaving behind electronic equipment that will eventually self-destruct... Is it science fiction? No, just an example of the innovative technologies created through government R&D efforts. Read More >


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End of Fiscal Year 2014 Deadlines

MON, APRIL 21, 2014, 01:03 PM EST

The Interior Business Center released important dates related to procurement actions for Fiscal Year 2014. Read More >


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Special Report “Shared Services Revisited” on Federal News Radio Features Interview with IBC Director

WED, APRIL 9, 2014, 12:24 PM EST

Interior Business Center Director Joe Ward talks to Federal News Radio reporter Jason Miller about the expansion of shared services to support financial management modernization in the federal government. Read More >


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Shared Services Outsourcing Network Recognizes Interior’s Shared Service Provider

THU, APRIL 3, 2014, 11:50 AM EST

For second year in a row, the U.S. Department of the Interior's shared service provider, Interior Business Center (IBC), is honored by the Shared Services Outsourcing Network (SSON). Read More >


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Deputy Assistant Secretary Andrew Jackson Departs from Department of the Interior

WED, APRIL 2, 2014, 12:58 PM EST

Employees bid farewell to Department of the Interior’s Deputy Assistant Secretary Andrew Jackson. Andrew left Interior to embark on a new chapter as President Obama’s choice for Assistant Secretary for Management at the Department of Education. Read More >


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Meet Dan Rivers

TUE, APRIL 1, 2014, 10:54 AM EST

Dan is IBC's new IT Liaison, as of March 24, 2014. As IT Liaison, Dan functions as a bridge between what IBC needs and what technology services deliver. He will play a key role in helping the enterprise prepare for successful and meaningful growth. Read More >


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Supporting DOI’s Mission by Bringing You the Future Today

THU, MARCH 27, 2014, 03:11 PM EST

The IBC Technology Showcase will display innovative solutions that have been developed through research and development efforts in support of IBC’s acquisition customers at DHS, DARPA, IARPA, Army National Guard and the Department of the Interior. Read More >


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Interior Business Center's Technology Showcase

THU, MARCH 27, 2014, 12:21 PM EST

Exhibits will showcase technologies in the fields of first responder and emergency management solutions, crowd management capabilities, landscape decisional tools, network security, multimedia analysis, data and IT solutions, and more. Read More >


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Interior Business Center Hosts Town Hall "Procurement Planning for the Future"

WED, MARCH 19, 2014, 02:08 PM EST

On March 13, 2014, the Interior Business Center hosted a customer town hall meeting focused on acquisition services. The theme of the town hall was “Procurement Planning for the Future.” Read More >


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Meet Chad Fleck, Training Officer, IBC

TUE, MARCH 18, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

From teaching 7th graders in Nepal to managing employee development at the U.S. Mint, Chad Fleck brings a broad background, and 17 years of experience focused on training and development, to his role as Interior Business Center’s new training officer. Read More >


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IBC Office Closure in effect for Washington DC Metro Area

MON, MARCH 17, 2014, 07:28 AM EST

The Interior Business Center offices in the DC Metro Area are closed. Emergency and telework-ready employees required to work must follow their agency’s policies, including written telework agreements. Read More >


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The Women on Whose Shoulders We Stand

WED, MARCH 12, 2014, 03:37 PM EST

"The Power of the Women on Whose Shoulders We Stand" was the title of the Interior Business Center’s celebration of National Women’s History Month, Friday, March 7, 2014, on the IBC Denver Campus. Read More >


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Federal Times Interview Features IBC Director

TUE, MARCH 11, 2014, 07:05 PM EST

Federal Times interviewed Joe Ward, Director of the Interior Business Center, at the Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C., on Monday, February 24, 2014. The interview focused on the “ins and outs” of shared services in the federal government. Read More >


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IBC Office Early Departure in effect for the IBC Campus in Denver

TUE, MARCH 11, 2014, 06:55 PM EST

Effective 3:00 pm MDT, the Interior Business Center campus in Denver, Colo., is closed due to severe weather. Emergency and telework-ready employees required to work must follow their office policies, including written telework agreements. Read More >


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Interior Business Center Joins Facebook

TUE, MARCH 4, 2014, 07:48 AM EST

We are pleased to introduce you to the Interior Business Center Facebook page. Our Facebook page provides another avenue for those who wish to stay connected to our events and initiatives. Read More >


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Lessons of African American History

TUE, MARCH 4, 2014, 07:48 AM EST

In honor of African American History Month, over 150 employees at the Denver campus of the Interior Business Center gathered for a tribute to Nelson Mandela, a musical selection by the IBC Ensemble, a guest speaker on civil rights and a luncheon. Read More >


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IBC NEWS - Keeping Our Customers Connected - Winter 2014

TUE, MARCH 4, 2014, 07:48 AM EST

Our IBC NEWS Winter 2014 highlights our customer focus and dedication to supporting your business functions through our extensive offering of shared services. Read More >


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IBC Office Delayed Reporting in effect for Washington DC Metro Area

TUE, MARCH 4, 2014, 07:42 AM EST

The Interior Business Center is open under two hours delayed arrival and employees have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework. Read More >


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IBC Office Closure in effect for Washington DC Metro Area

MON, MARCH 3, 2014, 09:56 AM EST

The Interior Business Center offices in the DC Metro Area are closed. Emergency and telework-ready employees required to work must follow their agency’s policies, including written telework agreements. Read More >


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New Deputy Director for IBC's Human Resources

TUE, FEBRUARY 25, 2014, 07:56 AM EST

Julie Bednar is the new Deputy Associate Director for the Interior Business Center’s Human Resources Directorate. Julie works directly with IBC's HRD Associate Director, LC Williams, and is also a member of IBC's Senior Leadership Team. Read More >


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Interior Business Center Makes Acquisitions Easier

MON, FEBRUARY 24, 2014, 07:56 AM EST

The Interior Business Center has been reaching out to its acquisition customers and contracting officer representatives to provide references, training, and resources to enable them to better understand their roles in the acquisitions process. Read More >


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IBC Office Delayed Reporting in effect for Washington DC Metro Area

FRI, FEBRUARY 14, 2014, 09:56 AM EST

The Interior Business Center is open under two hours delayed arrival and employees have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework. Read More >


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IBC Office Closure in effect for Washington DC Metro Area

THU, FEBRUARY 13, 2014, 09:56 AM EST

The Interior Business Center offices in the DC Metro Area are closed. Emergency and telework-ready employees required to work must follow their agency’s policies, including written telework agreements. Read More >


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Interior Business Center to Host Technology Showcase

WED, FEBRUARY 12, 2014, 09:56 AM EST

The Interior Business Center will host its first annual technology showcase on April 10, 2014, in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the event is to share information about new and emerging technologies. Read More >


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Interior Business Center Hosts eTravel Demos

WED, FEBRUARY 12, 2014, 09:56 AM EST

To support its customers in the migration to the next generation of the federal government’s web-based travel management services, the Interior Business Center (IBC) recently hosted a day of demos in Washington, D.C. Read More >


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Interior Business Center Assists Customers to Obtain Clean Audit Opinions

WED, FEBRUARY 12, 2014, 09:56 AM EST

The Interior Business Center received recognition for its contributions to customers receiving clean audit opinions. Read More >


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IBC Office Early Dismissal in effect for Denver, CO

TUE, FEBRUARY 4, 2014, 09:56 AM EST

The Interior Business Center is open. Employees should depart 2 hours earlier than their normal departure time from the office and may request unscheduled leave to depart prior to their staggered departure time. Read More >


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IBC Office Delayed Reporting in effect for Denver, CO

FRI, JANUARY 31, 2014, 09:56 AM EST

The Interior Business Center is open. Employees should depart 2 hours earlier than their normal departure time from the office and may request unscheduled leave to depart prior to their staggered departure time. Read More >


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IBC Office Delayed Reporting in effect for Washington DC Metro Area

WED, JANUARY 22, 2014, 09:56 AM EST

The Interior Business Center is open under two hours delayed arrival and employees have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework. Read More >


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IBC Office Closure in effect for Washington DC Metro Area

TUE, JANUARY 21, 2014, 09:56 AM EST

The Interior Business Center offices in the DC Metro Area are closed. Emergency and telework-ready employees required to work must follow their agency’s policies, including written telework agreements. Read More >


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2013 IBC Employee and Supervisor of the Year, and Outstanding New Employee Awards

FRI, JANUARY 10, 2014, 08:00 AM EST

The 2013 IBC Employee and Supervisor of the Year, and Outstanding New Employee Awards ceremony was held in Denver, on Thursday, January 9, 2014. Read More >