“Federal agencies have until the end of the fiscal year to award contracts to obtain and modernize telecommunication services but at least one agency wants to make sure it gets the financials and accounting right through the transition.”
“As the current governmentwide Networx contract is set to expire, agencies have to move to the General Services Administration’s $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Services, or EIS, contract by the end of September. In preparation for this move, the Veterans Affairs Department is looking to contract for an enterprise Telecommunications Expense Management Solution, or eTEMS, to ensure its accounting stays on track.”
“This solution will additionally standardize service ordering and delivery, streamline invoice and payment processing, enforce corporate policies and provide customizable reporting and business analytics,” according to a solicitation released Monday.” Read the full article here.
Source: VA’s EIS Telecom Transition Starts With New Accounting Platform – By Aaron Boyd, May 14, 2019. Nextgov.