The General Services Administration has started the process to organize five centers of excellence around federal IT modernization with a request for quotations on staffing needs for the CoEs.
The Agency Authorization Playbook offers step-by-step guidance, best practices and tips to help agencies successfully implement the authorization process.
As more states centralize their IT operations, CIOs still face obstacles related to funding and the ability to offer specialized services. But a shared services model where CIOs act as brokers to recover costs of services from agencies is quickly becoming a new normal.
The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program is now offering FedRAMP Tailored, a faster approval process for cloud service providers with low-impact software-as-a-service offerings.
While best known for financial applications, blockchain has public-sector use cases that range from supply chain to public records. The General Services Administration may soon add one more, as GSA is looking into how distributed ledger technology can speed up the FASt Lane process for IT Schedule 70 contracts through automation.
States begin deliberations on whether to opt into FirstNet or develop their own complementary network.
The General Services Administration is looking improve its FASlane process with machine learning and distributed ledger technologies.
A robust social media strategy can help agencies meet some of their transparency and engagement goals and produce a tangible return on investment.
As more federal agencies look to modernize their IT portfolios, they’re analyzing budgets and resources to ferret out redundancies and untapped potential. But that’s often easier said than done.
Since becoming acting CIO for the Defense Department on March 1, John Zangardi has his work cut out for him.