Industry procurement experts say a new ruling by the Court of Federal Claims continues to spark debate over the rule of two requirement for small business contracting.
DoD’s Joint AI Center is entering into its second phase where it will be more of a service provider than an organization that runs pilot programs.
The Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency are on the leading edge to do more than test the concepts of zero trust.
SolarWinds officials are trying to make their case to agencies that they are creating more rigor and security in their development and testing processes.
The Defense Department continues to test out the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) process with pathfinders and plans to pilot the approach with 10 contracts in 2021.
The IT Industry Council, the Alliance for Digital Innovation and the Internet Association wrote to DISA questioning its decision to limit RFI responses to its cloud computing program support office acquisition.
NIST will finalize new publication NISTIR 8276 that will include eight key principles for protecting IT supply chains and release the draft to update SP 800-161, which will includes specific steps for agencies.
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy released three memos since October to give agencies guidance on buying from AbilityOne firms, emphasizing skills over education in contracts.
New survey of chief information officers from the Professional Services Council and Attain, and interviews with agency leaders, show they are implementing new technology at a rate that isn’t as far behind industry as it used to be.
The General Services Administration is keeping contractors on their toes with the release of three acquisition initiatives — Polaris, the new small business governmentwide contract, and two requests for information around emerging technology and professional services.
DHS has a new chief information security officer, while the State Department has a new chief data officer and HHS names the first chief artificial intelligence officer as these are some of the changes in the federal technology community over the last few weeks.
New data in the Government Accountability Act’s fiscal 2020 report to Congress on bid protests shows that vendors received some sort of corrective action 51% of the time.
A panel of federal experts offered opinions and insights about what IT and procurement topics that rose to the forefront in 2020 and impacted agencies and contractors alike.
The top 10 Reporter’s Notebook stories of 2020 included cybersecurity, acquisition and the seemingly never-ending JEDI saga.