IT infrastructure

  • DOJ takes on challenge of IT, cyber talent management

    Melinda Rogers, deputy chief information officer of the Justice Department, details her approach to IT and cybersecurity talent management on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • Artificial intelligence: Incubator, accelerator for federal modernization

    Gary Newgaard, vice president, public sector at Pure Storage, made the case why agencies should develop a data hub as they move into using artificial intelligence.

  • National Science Foundation unveils sexual harassment reporting requirements for universities

    In today’s Federal Newscast, a new policy from the National Science Foundation will require grant recipients to report the findings of any sexual harassment investigation against a researcher.

  • Modernizing app delivery with container platforms

    Demands for faster production times, higher quality and more predictable cost management are posing significant challenges for development teams. In-house software development is essential in achieving these and other agency objectives. Exacerbating the demands on development teams is often the need to successfully release new applications, while also updating existing ones.

  • Industry Chatter: Shawn McCarthy, IDC Government Insights

    The popularity of big data is helping your agency earn more money for its information technology budget. IT spending across the federal government rose about half a billion dollars over the past two years. A third of the overall spending goes to the IT infrastructure that keeps the big data flowing. Shawn McCarthy, research director for IDC Government Insights, was Francis Rose’s guest for Industry Chatter.

  • Air Force turning to a service-oriented approach for IT applications

    The Air Force’s Service Development and Delivery Process aims to deliver data hosting, enterprise management, security and other IT functions as standards-based services to be used by the entire organization.

  • Navy’s ship IT modernization program faces budget-related delays

    The fledgling effort to replace IT systems aboard 193 Navy ships, called CANES, will take longer than expected. With or without sequestration, the Navy expects eight installations scheduled for 2013 to be interrupted.

  • Sequestration and pay

    AFGE’s Public Policy Director Jacque Simon and Stephen Losey and Sean Reilly of the Federal Times will talk about the big issues affecting federal workers. July 25, 2012

  • DHS awards $867M St. E’s contract to General Dynamics

    General Dynamics wins $900 million contract to build the consolidated headquarters technology infrastructure.

  • NASA discusses challenges of data center consolidation

    It’s been more than nine months since the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative began with the intent to reduce energy usage, lower IT costs and improve security. And some federal agencies are discovering that it’s difficult to reduce spending without putting some money upfront first. NASA is just one of the federal agencies trying to […]