GSA Wants to Get an E-Commerce Portal Up and Running by 2020

The agency also asked Congress make some changes to the original legislation to help speed up the process.

Local Officials to FCC: We’re Not the Ones Impeding 5G

A group of mostly mayors encouraged the Federal Communications Commission to refocus its efforts on new broadband investment, instead of preempting their oversight of public rights of way.

Agencies Need to To Quit Being Difficult Customers If They Want Startup Tech

Even posting project solicitations in more popular places could help agencies find new partners solutions, tech experts said.

Trump Administration Mum on Nationalizing 5G

The proposal is still on the table, according to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, though localities may find their authority on public rights of way preempted regardless.

Agencies Could Be Graded On More Than FITARA Under New Scorecard

At least one lawmaker wants to transition the scorecard to have a wider focus beyond FITARA but not everyone is ready to move on.

GSA Awards First Wave of Contracts in White House’s IT Overhaul

The five awards will support each pillar of the IT Modernization Centers of Excellence program.

Protest on JEDI Cloud Support Contract Dismissed

The Government Accountability Office dismissed a bid protest filed in February against a $7 million sole-source cloud support contract related to the Defense Department’s JEDI Acquisition.

Federal CIO, Tech Board Vote On How To Dole Out Modernization Funds

The Technology Modernization Fund Board held its first meeting this week, which included establishing a Statement of Principles.

Defense Agency To Begin Moving Classified Data to Amazon's Secret Cloud After Protest

Microsoft withdrew a bid protest that allows U.S. Transportation Command to begin migrating data to Amazon’s secret cloud region.

To Lighten Workloads, There’s No Better Time to Orchestrate Than Now

As agencies look to modernize, they can take the opportunity to make sure all their software is working together.

Company Calls Out ‘Old Guard’ After Pentagon Cuts Its Nearly $1 Billion Cloud Contract

REAN Cloud sounded off after finding out from press accounts that its $950 million cloud contract had been slashed.

5G Preemption Is Coming

The streamlined broadband deployment the FCC is contemplating will lessen local control without making rural build-outs more likely.

5 Building Blocks Influencing the Cloud Evolution

Combining these technologies can result in more agile and nimble data and networks.

U.S. Fears China Winning on 5G if Broadcom Gets to Take Over Qualcomm

Broadcom’s hostile takeover attempt would mark the largest-ever tech acquisition in history.

Pentagon's Commercial Cloud Will Be a Single Award—And Industry Isn't Happy

The Pentagon released a draft request for proposal for what is expected to be its largest cloud acquisition to date.

MilCloud 2.0 Meets Another Milestone

CSRA’s milCloud 2.0 can now host the most sensitive unclassified data across the Defense Department.

Kushner Announces ‘Whole of Government’ Plan To Improve Health Tech

Presidential adviser Jared Kushner said the administration has a plan to prioritize access to and interoperability of patient health data.

Defense Department Drastically Cuts Nearly $1B Cloud Contract

Amid industry criticism following a $950 million cloud computing contract last month, the Defense Department limited its scope and reduced its size down to $65 million.