In today's Federal Newscast: The Army is creating a new integrated program office to bring all of its zero trust pursuits under one roof. GAO tells GSA it has got a real problem selling real estate efficiently. And Senate inaction causes a top OMB vacancy to remain unfilled, going on five years.
The Army's updated cloud plan adds urgency for commands to move their legacy systems to the cloud, with more cuts planned to government data centers. Hundreds of other systems deemed to have low business value will be sunset entirely.
Among other things, initiatives aim to incentivize large prime contractors to incorporate innovations from small businesses into their bid proposals and give contracting officers better tools to manage intellectual property rights.
The DoD’s CIO and its Office of Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment will remove weapons systems from the network if they are not cyber secure.
The biggest-yet phase of the bring-your-own-device pilot will help the Army figure out how to scale the technology across a diverse population of users in the active and reserve components — and part of the Air Force too.
With three new awards to OPM, HUD and the Army, the TMF Board now has "loaned" out $435M out of the $1B it received in the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act.
Kelly Fletcher is heading over to the State Department to be its CIO after spending the last six-plus years at the Defense Department. At the same time, NIH is looking for a new CIO after Andrea Norris announced her retirement as of December.
Dr. David Markowitz, the Army’s chief data officer, said a streamlined and unified approach to the data platforms the service uses will enable senior leaders to make better, faster decisions.
Three new initiatives are coming in October to connect small innovators with Navy programs and test and fund the development of their technologies.
The name Fat Leonard has become synonymous with corruption. Leonard Glenn Francis operated the biggest bribery scheme the Navy has ever experienced. Under house arrest for years awaiting final sentencing, Leonard slipped away last month after cutting off his ankle bracelet. Now — caught in Venezuela — what will happen to him now? For analysis, the Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with attorney Anthony Kuhn, managing partner of Tully Rinckey.
Senators pointed to heightening sexual assault reports, military housing issues and COVID-19 vaccination requirements as common deterrents for potential military recruits.
The Department of Navy’s CIO’s office spent a year writing the Capstone Design Concept for Information Superiority to make architecture easier to understand and use.
In today's Federal Newscast: The U.S. Navy moves ships and aircraft out of the path of Hurricane Ian. New ideas emerge to make oversight of federal IT more impactful. And auditors find gaps in the cybersecurity practices across the nation’s nuclear labs and production sites.
The Air Force barely met its 2022 recruiting goal for the active duty force, and had to use unusual measures to pull it off. The reserve components face bigger challenges.