The Defense Information Systems Agency’s senior executives combined priorities and contracting plans to help industry understand their needs for fiscal 2019.
Kevin Cox, the CDM program manager at the Homeland Security Department, said the future for CDM includes security operations-as-a-service (SOCaaS), shared services and moving to a continuous improvement cycle.
In other news, GSA lost its CTO to the private sector, but gained a deputy CIO from inside government, while the director of the cyber threat center ended her tour.
The administration plans to update its shared services strategy in the December release of the President’s Management Agenda.
The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) recently released its semi-annual regulatory agenda with 47 proposed and final Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules.
GSA’s Rob Coen took on a new role as OASIS program manager, while HUD’s Chad Cowan is the new acting assistant secretary for administration.
The Office of Management and Budget released the 2019 Federal Information Security Management Act guidance giving agencies more options to meet the intent of the CDM program.
The Professional Services Council released its 54th annual Vision Forecast to industry and found agencies expect budgets to tighten in 2020 and beyond.
At the 2018 ELC conference, GSA and the IRS were among the agencies highlighting how robotics and other emerging technologies can make federal acquisition better and faster.
Through the Centers of Excellence (CoE) initiative with the Agriculture Department and the move to Technology Business Management (TBM) standards, OMB is setting better goals for data centers.
The CFO Council and the Treasury Department’s Bureau of Fiscal Service give agencies a guide to address an area of improper payments that has long been overlooked.
DHS is kicking off several corresponding initiatives to further mitigate supply chain risks, particularly through federal procurement.
At the IBM Center for the Business of Government’s 20th anniversary celebration, three former OMB deputy directors for management offered advice and told stories of their experiences.
Google said the Defense Department’s JEDI cloud program doesn’t align with their approach where multiple clouds and an open source environment makes the most sense.