The Department of Health and Human Services and the Defense Information Systems Agency are thinking beyond passwords when it comes to network security, and taking a step in identity management that has long been contemplated in government, but not actually implemented.
This program will provide a progress report on healthcare IT in government.
Jose Arrieta, chief information officer at HHS, said the Accelerate platform will take data from the five current contract writing systems and add microservices on top so contracting officers can take advantage of the information to make better decisions.
DoD plans to issue a memo that would strongly encourage reciprocity for cloud services authorized by FedRAMP at the moderate level.
The Department of Health and Human Services already uses blockchain in its acquisition shop to buy bulk items more cheaply, but now the Food and Drug Administration sees it as a tool to manage threats to the global food supply chain.
Government innovation happens. But do people like it when it does?
HHS named Jose Arrieta, the deputy assistant secretary and senior procurement executive, to be its new chief information officer, making him one of only a few technology executives, who once was a contracting officer.
The Department of Health and Human Services can now use live data from its acquisition shop in order to buy things faster, and more cheaply, using a blockchain-and-artificial intelligence tool called HHS Accelerate.
The Health and Human Services Department is taking a page out the playbook of major retailers, and it's using blockchain to make it happen.
GSA's Jose Arrieta discusses some of the technology and programmatic considerations for his blockchain application.
By breaking blockchain down to its core concept, federal agencies are coming up with new uses for the innovation.
Kirit Amin joins the ranks of CIOs leaving government after three years at the International Trade Commission.
The General Services Administration is experimenting with blockchain to make it easier for vendors on the Schedule 70 IT program to establish contracts through automation.
The Treasury Department wants to make sure small players aren't left out of potential contracting opportunities. That's why it put out a guide for small, women-owned and minority-owned businesses. The guide gives them tips for pursuing Treasury contractings. Jose Arrieta is the director of Treasury's Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to talk about the guide.