The Interior Business Center has successfully implemented the Office of Personnel Management as its newest eTravel customer.
IBC’s Financial Management Directorate migrated, ahead of deadline, OPM’s travel system from GSA's E-Gov Travel Service/ETS1 contract to the new E-Gov Travel Service/ETS2 contract. OPM is a very large travel client with over 5,000 travelers conducting over 12,000 trips per year.
The Interior Business Center congratulated Brian Baker, IBC’s Acquisition Services Directorate Contracting Officer and Team Lead, on completing the National Contract Management Association’s Contract Management Leadership Development Program, on July 26, 2015.
Interior Business Center employees wrapped up the 2015 Hispanic Heritage Month with simultaneous events in Herndon, Va., and Denver, Colo. Employees from other IBC locations followed the program remotely via Webcast.
The Interior Business Center’s Acquisition Services Directorate will establish a branch dedicated to supporting the Department of the Interior’s Office of the Chief Information Officer.
On August 6, 2015, the Interior Business Center (IBC) hosted its annual Oracle Customer Day, dedicated to customers of the Oracle Federal Financials (OFF) product line.
The Interior Business Center (IBC) recently launched the new Emerging Leaders Program (ELP), a professional development initiative designed to prepare participants for leadership roles within the organization.
Program managers, Contracting Officer’s Representatives (CORs) and other Department of the Interior employees attended the Interior Business Center’s first Acquisition Technical Evaluation Workshop held on May 12, 2015 at the Main Interior Building in Washington, D.C.
The Interior Business Center would like to inform our financial management customers in the Interior Departmental Offices about the important dates related to FBMS year end close actions for Fiscal Year 2015.
In order to ensure that we can timely and accurately close FBMS, we would like to communicate the following due dates to assist you in planning the processing of various transactions.
The Interior Business Center held its annual Quarters Program customer meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, on April 23 and 24, 2015. Currently, the IBC Quarters Program services over 18,000 government-furnished housing units owned by 19 federal agencies (six Interior bureaus and 13 federal agencies external to DOI). Together, these 19 customers comprise the National Housing Council (NHC), a chartered organization chaired by DOI’s Office of Acquisition and Property Management.
Starting a new job is not easy. Aside from the roller coaster range of emotions from excitement to anxiety, there is the added stressor of unfamiliarity in a new environment. The Interior Business Center’s New Employee Orientation Program (NEOP) serves as the compass for employees who are navigating the waters of transition into the Department of the Interior from other DOI bureaus or outside the Department.
As I present to you our latest IBC NEWS, I want to take a moment to thank all customers for partnering with us to improve the way government delivers service internally. Utilizing a shared service provider allows your organization to focus solely on your core mission, delegating administrative functions to a separate entity.