The FBI Wants Commercial Cloud

The FBI is asking industry for ideas regarding the adoption of cloud computing.

DISA Returns to Knight Point for $902M Comms Contract

The contract includes procurement and management of communications infrastructure technologies but does not extend to legacy systems.

Defense Department (Re)Launches Open Source Software Portal

The Code.mil open source initiative got a makeover and a new website: Code.mil.

Pentagon Announces Industry Day For Major Cloud Acquisition

The Defense Department will host an industry day for its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud acquisition on March 7.

Why the Cloud Is Inevitable For Federal Agencies

Despite years of top-down push, there's been minimal buy-in from agencies.

VA Secretary on $10B Health Records Contract: ‘We Have To Get This One Right’

The Trump administration requested $1.2 billion in fiscal 2019 for a commercial health records contract, which the department is expected to award by March.

Federal Agencies More Secure than Contractors, Study Finds

Contractors may be a cybersecurity liability, according to the study.

GSA Changes Lineup for Final Alliant 2 Small Business

The agency made some swaps on the $15 billion sister to Alliant 2 Unrestricted since the pre-award notice.

Report: Most Feds Break Smartphone Security Rules

Despite agency policies, many federal employees download unauthorized apps and connect personal devices to agency networks.

What Trump’s Budget Says About the Administration’s IT Priorities

The president’s budget proposal is more about priorities than actual funding. So what does it tell us?

Big Deal: General Dynamics Buys CSRA

General Dynamics just became an even bigger player in the federal IT space with its purchase of CSRA.

What Happens When You Can't Share or Access Your Own Data?

Agencies can avoid vendor lock-in with hybrid open source software.

SEWP Boosts Customer Experience While Cutting Its Fee

The vast majority of customers seem to be happy with NASA’s IT acquisition vehicle but the quest for better customer experience never ends.

Protest Filed on $7 Million DOD Cloud Support Contract

The bid protest could slow down the Pentagon’s cloud acquisition effort.

DOD Issued a $7 Million Cloud Support Contract To a Company With One Employee

The Defense Department awarded a sole-source contract to Eagle Harbor Solutions, an Alaska-based small business with a single employee, to consult in its major cloud acquisition.

HHS Kicks Off Tour to Entice Startups

Agency officials are heading on a cross-country tour to demystify selling to the government.

Overcoming Cloud Adoption Obstacles for Federal Agencies

The first step to overcoming cloud risks and challenges is understanding them.