CIO Briefing

Pentagon Extends Commercial Health Records Pilot to Fourth Site

The system will be tested at one of the largest military hospitals on the West Coast.

CIO Briefing

Don’t Bet Against the Baltimore-Washington Area in Amazon’s HQ2 Search

The region put in multiple bids: one from D.C., one from Baltimore and a joint proposal from two Northern Virginia counties.

CIO Briefing

Could the Senate’s Plan to Speed Up Bid Protests Backfire?

A shorter timeframe to review contracting disputes could put significant stress on the Government Accountability Office.

IT Modernization

Microsoft Cloud Can Now Host Classified Pentagon Data

The Defense Department will be able to send data that requires a secret-level security clearance to view to the company’s cloud.

CIO Briefing

GAO Denies Equifax Bid Protest on IRS Contract

In its ruling, GAO said Equifax’ contentions were “unreasonable,” allowing IRS to move forward on a contract with Experian.

CIO Briefing

IRS Suspends $7 Million Equifax Contract

The suspension comes after additional security incidents at Equifax.

IT Modernization

House Passes FITARA Enhancement Act

The bill, which passed 418 to 0, would get rid of some of the sunsetting provisions of the original FITARA.

Emerging Tech

U.S. Government’s Hurricane-Hunting Satellite Scheduled to Launch Next Month

NOAA's sending a high-powered replacement into space to boost its weather forecasting capabilities.

CIO Briefing

Defense Contractors Could Face Pay-Back Clause for Losing Bid Protests

Incumbent contractors that lose a bid protest may end up footing the bill for the government's costs.

CIO Briefing

GAO to IRS: Actually, You Didn't Have to Give Equifax a Contract

Despite what IRS officials told Congress, the IRS did not have to continue using Equifax services in a bridge contract, a GAO official said.

IT Modernization

FedRAMP’s Tailored Baseline is Here

The program offers a faster, cheaper path for certifying low-risk cloud services for agencies.

CIO Briefing

Trump Aide Says Modernizing Federal IT is Administration’s Cold War Moment

Will the government's technology challenges galvanize decision-makers as the Cold War once did?

IT Modernization

The Air Force Will Dole Out $1 Billion for Cloud Migration

Dell EMC, General Dynamics and Microsoft teamed to win a big Air Force contract.

CIO Briefing

Veterans Affairs CIO Stepping Down

After another high-profile departure, there are 11 acting CIOs across the 24 CFO Act agencies.

CIO Briefing

Lockheed Martin Tops Federal IT Rankings

IDC Government's latest report features a lot of the old guard but recent mergers and acquisitions could shake things up.

CIO Briefing

Trump's Tech Team Wants to ‘Wow’ Public

The Office of American Innovation isn't interested in tech for tech's sake. It's to make government more efficient.

CIO Briefing

Ignore the Haters, Federal Social Media Gurus Say

Humor continues to be a key element of the CIA's social strategy.