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.
The Interior Business Center would like to inform our customers about some important dates related to acquisition actions for Fiscal Year 2015. In order to ensure that we can meet your needs for acquisition actions in FY 2015, we would like to communicate the following timelines for both new projects and modifications.
The Interior Business Center recently partnered with the District of Columbia Courts for a series of town hall meetings. DC Courts is in the final stages of migrating to IBC's personnel and payroll services. The go-live date for conversion is scheduled for Pay Period 11, starting May 10, 2015.
Please join the Interior Business Center for an one-day session on mental health. The Mental Health First Aid seminar will take place Monday, June 8, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., EDT, at the South Interior Building auditorium, located at 1951 Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC.
More than 200 people attended the Interior Business Center’s second annual Technology and Innovation Showcase, in Washington, D. C., at the Main Interior Building, on April 23, 2015.
IBC’s Acquisition Services Directorate’s will host a Technical Evaluation Workshop on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT, at the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building (John Muir room).
The Interior Business Center’s Acquisition Services Directorate held a town hall meeting to update customers within the Department of the Interior on current operations. The meeting, which took place in Washington, D.C., on March 18, 2015, focused primarily on the role of contracting officer representatives (CORs).
Through the partnership between the Interior Business Center (IBC) and the Office of Facilities and the Administration Services, the Department of the Interior’s building in Washington, D.C., will receive a green facelift. IBC is the acquisition partner to support several emerging conservation technologies and energy savings initiatives within the Department of the Interior.
Interior Business Center employees joined the nation in celebrating National Women's History Month. Every year, during the month of March, the nation honors extraordinary and often unrecognized women who have demonstrated character, courage, and commitment as mothers, educators, institution builders, and business, labor, political, and community leaders.
On April 23, 2015, the Interior Business Center will host a Technology and Innovation Showcase, at the Main Interior Building, in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the event is to share information about new and emerging technologies, promoting government-to-government collaboration. These innovative technologies offer real opportunities to help DOI bureaus and offices meet their missions more efficiently and effectively.