The Navy plans to eliminate its office of Assistant Secretary for Installations, Energy and Environment in favor of a new Senate-confirmed position: Assistant Secretary for Information Management.
A rare, joint memo from three military service secretaries directs acquisition officials to build open architectures into all new programs.
Senior Defense IT officials said 2019 will be a year of action as they order a halt to legacy, one-off IT solutions.
The Pentagon’s new cloud strategy says defense organizations will need the CIO’s permission to create or use cloud services other than JEDI.
For the second year in a row, the director of Operational Test and Evaluation said the Joint Regional Security Stacks are neither operationally effective nor operationally suitable.
Federal contractors used a variety of strategies to weather the shutdown’s impact on their cash flow, and expect a return to normalcy to take a long time.
In an interview, one of the Pentagon’s top auditors says most of the weaknesses uncovered by its first financial audit weren’t a surprise. But there’s reason for optimism.
Among the options the Pentagon is considering: Conducting its own assessments of whether subcontractors are meeting new requirements to comply with NIST.
Among the permanent damage of the shutdown, according to CBO: $3 billion in lost economic activity, $2 billion in tax revenue.
Shutdown’s impact on contractors: It’s not just the lack of new work that hurts. They’re not being paid for work they’ve already done.