The Government Accountability Office denied the protest of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) solicitation by Oracle saying DoD was consistent with statutes and regulations.
The Defense Information Systems Agency’s senior executives combined priorities and contracting plans to help industry understand their needs for fiscal 2019.
Kevin Cox, the CDM program manager at the Homeland Security Department, said the future for CDM includes security operations-as-a-service (SOCaaS), shared services and moving to a continuous improvement cycle.
In other news, GSA lost its CTO to the private sector, but gained a deputy CIO from inside government, while the director of the cyber threat center ended her tour.
Bill Marion, the Air Force’s deputy CIO, said the service hopes to unify technology, data and business transformation from operational and implementation perspectives.
Defense Deputy Secretary Pat Shanahan is expected to sign a memo moving the National Background Investigations Service from DISA to DSS.
The administration plans to update its shared services strategy in the December release of the President’s Management Agenda.
The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) recently released its semi-annual regulatory agenda with 47 proposed and final Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules.
GSA’s Rob Coen took on a new role as OASIS program manager, while HUD’s Chad Cowan is the new acting assistant secretary for administration.
Janet Vogel, the acting chief information security officer at HHS, said the Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) replaces the Healthcare Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (HCCIC).
LaJuanna Russell, the president and CEO of Business Management Associates, said she’s seeing agencies shift more to focusing on their customers and outcomes instead of outputs.
The Technology Modernization Fund board chose three more projects to receive extra funding and it still has $31.5 million to hand out for a possible third round of awards.
The Office of Management and Budget released the 2019 Federal Information Security Management Act guidance giving agencies more options to meet the intent of the CDM program.
The Professional Services Council released its 54th annual Vision Forecast to industry and found agencies expect budgets to tighten in 2020 and beyond.