In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Affairs Department’s smoking ban at medical facilities now extends to its employees, something their union is not happy about.
Agencies have released only 23 of the expected 127 solicitations under the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract so far and GSA set a Sept. 30 deadline for all RFPs to be out the door.
Dr. Chase Cunningham, principal analyst at Forrester, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss cybersecurity and why federal agencies should set up virtual platforms to test Zero Trust concepts.
Also in today’s Federal Newscast, for the first time in 12 years, federal civilian agencies suffered no major cyber incidents in fiscal 2018.
The Department of Health and Human Services and the Defense Information Systems Agency are thinking beyond passwords when it comes to network security, and taking a step in identity management that has long been contemplated in government, but not actually implemented.
Amira Boland, who is coordinating the implementation of the Customer Experience Cross-Agency Priority Goal and the GEAR Center for OMB, and Jim Thompson. the director of private sector engagement at the State Department, are spearheading different approaches to bringing new thinking into the government.
How many people have tried to convince you they know what the future holds? One former DHS under secretary thinks he has an idea.
This week, the FAR Council issued an interim rule implementing a piece of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2019, prohibits contracting for certain telecommunications and video surveillance services from some Chinese entities or affiliates — or those found to be connected to China.
The three tenets of the Trump administration’s “cloud smart” strategy, plus the early successes from its component agencies, are driving the Department of Homeland Security’s journey to the cloud.
The IRS is taking the next step in its robotic process automation journey, having launched a pilot program that bankrolls experimental technology solutions.
In much welcomed news, the General Services Administration is taking on the long overdue update of FBO.gov.
When it comes to full digitization, much less productive use of artificial intelligence, the government has a ways to go yet.
GSA decided to use its upcoming IT services contract vehicle, known as COMET, to implement its new Contract Acquisition Life-Cycle Management (CALM) system. The decision surprised some vendors.
Also in today’s Federal Newscast, USDA employees relocating to Kansas City will now get incentive payments to make up for their now lower salaries.