The Alliant governmentwide acquisition contract for IT services widely has been considered one of the most successful multiple award contracts over the last decade. Two recent blogs highlight some interesting trends.
Defense Information Systems Agency's top cybersecurity official, Mark Orndorff, will join us for both a radio interview and a live online chat this week.
In a nutshell, the Office of the Inspector General's auditors seem to feel that VA hasn't committed the resources it needs to achieve its vision of wrestling its programs into a framework of accountability.
The new Installation and Mission Support Center will be based at Joint Base San Antonio, the Air Force announced this week - disappointing other contenders in the communities around Scott AFB in Illinois, Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia and Wright-Patterson AFB in Ohio.
A new Pentagon report shows a troubling proportion of DoD's IT systems appears to be vulnerable to low- or intermediate-level hackers, leaving aside the advanced persistent threats everyone's worried about.
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement directorate within the Homeland Security Department is on the CIO search once again.
Long-time and well-respected cybersecurity executive Mark Orndorff is calling it a government career on Jan. 31.
GSA has made it clear the follow-on to Networx, called Network Services 2020, will live up to its name with most agencies not completely migrating to the new contract for another five years.
The Chief Information Officer's Council held a meeting last week to discuss the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act and ensure there is consistent implementation across the government.
The Office of Management and Budget is instructing agencies to set up their own digital services group modeled after those at the General Services Administration under 18F and the Veterans Affairs Department.
The House of Representatives is looking for a CIO. The winning candidate would be responsible for the operations of the House's information and communications systems.
Small businesses are getting some long-waited good news from the Small Business Administration. SBA issued a Dec. 29 proposed rule nearly a year after Congress passed the fiscal 2013 Defense Authorization bill changing certain provisions in the Small Business Act.
The Homeland Security Department is thinking beyond continuous monitoring and the Director of National Intelligence wants help forecasting cyber attack vectors.
There have been a couple of interesting tidbits about the chief information officer's community that have been uncovered over the last month.