The Army is finding new ways to partner with the communities around its bases. Thanks to a 2015 law that lets the military services sign service agreements with local governments without the pain of traditional federal contracts, it's reached dozens of Intergovernmental Support Agreements for everything from snow removal to animal control.
DoD CIO Dana Deasy says officials have been finding temporary homes for cloud applications that were counting on the long-delayed JEDI program. Other preparatory that's not technically part of the contract has been proceeding apace too.
The Army is undertaking a widespread look at bias in its ranks, but other issues outside the military may be keeping minorities from reaching top ranks.
The plan will look at Army policies, biases and even marketing to bring the best talent to the top.
The White House says a new agency-level appeals process for clearance denials could expose classified information, increase processing time.
The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act would NIST to best practices for device security. The Office of Management and Budget would create guidance for agencies to meet or exceed those standards.
Conflict, instability and political unrest have all become more urban. Some say the Army has not adapted nearly enough to the demands of urban warfare.
The Army is telling its leaders to take a more holistic interest in its soldiers to understand racial issues.
In today's Federal Newscast: Special Counsel Henry Kerner said the Hatch Act does not apply to Trump and Pence, the Post Office lost $1 billion dollars last month and a missing Fort Hood soldier is found dead.
One Army agency provides soldiers in need with funds for everything from disaster relief grants to financial loans. The director of that agency shared details about his agency with Tom Temin.
DoD is experimenting with ways to improve autonomy in unmanned vehicles, and build trust in that autonomy between the platforms, their operators and the commanders that will deploy them.
Defense and national security tech leaders are trying to balance implications of mass telework with pre-existing cyber priorities, and fend off an unending onslaught of bad actors trying to exploit the – in some cases – woefully unprepared remote federal workforce.
The top officials from each branch want hospitals and clinics back under their control.
Data is one of the government's strategic assets. But Big Data can get too big, and now data leaders have been talking about data downsizing.