In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department has taken plenty of heat for health and safety problems in its privatized housing programs, but there are plenty of issues in government-owned housing too.
The 2020 Defense authorization bill includes almost 1,800 pages and we found several important and interesting provisions that you should know about ranging from military cyber advisers to the possible return of lead system integrators.
Three years after Congress gave DoD permission to set up a separate personnel system to attract cyber talent, officials say they’re on the verge of an “exponential” increase in usage of the Cyber Excepted Service.
Senior Defense IT officials said 2019 will be a year of action as they order a halt to legacy, one-off IT solutions.
Mittal Desai moved to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) while Brig. Gen. Lorna Mahlock is the new CIO for the Marine Corps.
Marines still aspire to let troops bring their own devices to work, but the corps’ top IT official says its current mobility strategy is “on the wrong trajectory.”
The Marine Corps is in the midst of a sweeping review of its information technology workforce, the early results of which have confirmed what top officials suspected: many employees’ official position descriptions don’t have much to do with what they actually do for a living.
When the Defense Department announced its plan to upgrade most of its computers to Windows 10 by 2017, the Marine Corps, characteristically, said it would go first. But the smallest of the Defense services has run into problems.
The Marine Corps’ information warfare chief will look into information operations and offensive weapons.