The Department of Defense recently released the results of a 45-day study, detailing three new approaches to help military services and agencies ensure the security of the commercial clouds they use.
The Pentagon has been relying on teleconferencing for decades. The downside is that much of the equipment and technology DoD relies on for video teleconferences (VTCs) has been around for decades.
Many members of the Marine Corps who currently have access to a government-issued BlackBerry had better start weaning themselves off as the Pentagon pushes a bring-your-own-device approach.
The Pentagon will curtail the types of payments service members are allowed to make to companies directly from their regular paychecks, a move officials said was intended to protect troops from unscrupulous businesses.
The Department of Veterans Affairs released a request for proposals on Wednesday to build a new patient scheduling system - an endeavor that could cost up to $690 million over seven years.
USAID is looking for a deputy chief information officer and CTO to ensure standardization of IT systems and technologies, oversee the risk management and cybersecurity frameworks, and lead the governance process.
The Federal Procurement Data System-Next Generation will change the way it provides public feeds of procurement data on Nov. 21. The General Services Administration, which runs FPDS-NG, said the public ATOM feeds will be updated by masking select data elements, specifically company's DUNS number.
The Treasury Department isn't quite getting ready for the Christmas buying season, but it is preparing for the shared services buying season. Treasury will release a catalog of shared services early in 2015.
VA will release by Nov. 21 a request for proposals for a new commercial scheduling system and integration services for that scheduling software with its VISTA health IT system.
The Defense Department is making some significant changes in the processes it uses to make sure commercial mobile technologies are safe enough for military networks, migrating from a process that's been largely managed by the Defense Information Systems Agency to one that relies more on private laboratories and is coordinated by the National Security Agency.
In this edition of "Inside the DoD Reporter's Notebook," the Navy and Marine Corps have agreed to migrate their security infrastructure into JRSS, and all the services have agreed on the basic technical and policy questions.
After sticking around as DoD comptroller for 5 1/2 years, the longest time anyone's served in that position since the 1950s, Robert Hale has taken a new job as a fellow and advisor at Booz Allen Hamilton.
Navy has issued an instruction giving the Military Sealift Command the OK for its proposal to move its headquarters from the Washington Navy Yard to Norfolk, Va.
So close, yet so far... that could be theme for the Food and Drug Administration's quest for a new chief information officer.