• DoD tries to clear its cloud fog

    Tom Temin outlines why recent cloud strategies released by the Defense Department read more like a way of backing into what the department has already been doing in cloud computing.

  • ICE lacking oversight of detention facility contractors

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general found that when it comes to detention facilities contractors, Immigration and Customs Enforcement doesn’t adequately hold them accountable for written performance standards.

  • New DoD strategy touts multiple clouds, but with bias toward JEDI

    The Pentagon’s new cloud strategy says defense organizations will need the CIO’s permission to create or use cloud services other than JEDI.

  • Contracting: A look back at 2018 and what’s ahead for 2019

    Nick Wakeman, editor in chief of Washington Technology joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss the top contracting stories in 2018 and what’s ahead for contractors in 2019. December 31, 2018

  • 2018: The year in procurement

    Federal News Network Executive Editor Jason Miller, and Gormley Group president Bill Gormley, join host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the key policies, initiatives and programs that shaped the 2018 year in procurement. December 18, 2018

  • Special Operations Command to issue ethics guidance, amid scandals

    In today’s Federal Newscast, U.S. SOCOM General Raymond Thomas III calls for a 90-day review amid a handful of ethics scandals.

  • Latest FITARA scores show improvement

    In today’s Federal Newscast, 11 agencies improved their grades, and for the first time no agency received an F on the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act or FITARA scorecard.

  • Air Force pilot retention continues to drop despite bigger bonuses

    In today’s Federal Newscast, Customs and Border Protection issues Accenture a partial stop work order to pause its nearly 300 million dollar contract to hire more border patrol agents.

  • DoD plans consolidation, outlines JEDI interaction with other networks

    The Defense Department will consolidate the 28 agencies of the fourth estate’s networks into just two. Currently, they serve on 34 different networks.

  • DoD’s back-office cloud initiative blazing a trail for civilian agencies

    At an industry day for the Defense Enterprise Office Solution (DEOS) program, GSA and DoD officials laid out an aggressive timeline to release the solicitation and make an award.