The Defense Information Systems Agency acknowledges problems with DoD’s Joint Regional Security Stacks, says it’s working through “mission partner concerns” in five areas.
For the third month in a row, the Office of Personnel Management’s retirement claims backlog has ticked upward.
The Navy is setting up new hubs and surge areas to deal with its background investigation backlog.
For one view of how AI works and how it can augment modernization efforts, Paul Dillahay, chief executive officer of NCI, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Office of Personnel Management’s latest monthly retirement claims report shows progress in some areas but the backlog is still not budging.
Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-Va.) said the security clearance backlog has reached an untenable point. He and his committee members are keeping an eye on the backlog.
According to the Office of Personnel Management’s monthly retirement report, June saw 23.2 percent more federal retirement claims than May and a roughly 53 percent more claims year over year.
The backlog of security clearances in the federal government makes it harder to perform classified work, while the lack of a cyber doctrine makes it harder to respond to cyber attacks without risking escalation.
The newest director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office spoke about signing the nation’s 10 millionth patent and a years-long backlog of patent applications.
Tom Romeo, the general manager of Maximus Federal, makes the case for agencies to do process improvements along with IT upgrades.