The Pentagon’s next IT chief will need to deal with data center consolidation, a new cybersecurity architecture and potentially reforming DISA.
Techies often fall into the trap of isolating themselves from the rest of their business. Successful companies cultivate a culture that proactively breaks down these walls and coach technology team members to ‘think business’ and ‘talk business’. Why is this important?
Late last week, owners of two San Diego area companies were arraigned in federal court on charges they fraudulently obtained more than $11 million in federal contracts that were set aside for service-disable veteran-owned businesses (SDVOBs).
Stephanie Alexander of Boost LLC writes about creating a culture of compliance for government contractors.
By bringing in a baker’s dozen of current and former federal IT experts, the Government Accountability Office’s Dave Powner likely knew what he was getting into. There would be no shortage of passion and strong opinions about what’s going right and wrong with the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA).
Congress has been criticized for kicking the can down the road when it comes to federal spending, but as the government shutdown clocks ticks closer to midnight — and agencies dust off their contingency plans — some are wondering if that kicked can might be the best option right now.
Washington, DC – Today, at Earth Day Texas 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the 38 small businesses that will collaborate with national lab researchers through the Small Business Vouchers (SBV) pilot. SBV facilitates access to the DOE national labs for American small businesses, enabling them to tap into the intellectual and technical resources they need to overcome critical technology challenges for their advanced energy products and gain a global competitive advantage. Eight DOE national laboratories will receive funding to partner with 38 competitively selected small businesses across the count.
Though some cuts to education programs are on the table, the government has the opportunity to innovate through charter schools.
The federal government is getting a centralized site to handle Freedom of Information Act requests. The Department of Justice’s Office of Information Policy will work with the 18F digital services shop to create a one-stop for all 119 agencies covered by the transparency law.