IT Modernization

To Protect Data, Organizations Must Stop Being ‘Cloud Dumb’

The first thing executives need to understand is that the cloud providers aren’t responsible for protecting data.

Trump's Federal Personnel Point Person to Step Down

Margaret Weichert will leave the White House after nearly three years of pushing an aggressive agenda.

Marine Corps Looks to Virtual Reality as a Recruitment Tool

It’s the first time the Marine Corps Recruiting Command ever explored procuring VR flight simulators on an enterprise level.

Judge Puts Pentagon's Giant JEDI Cloud Contract On Hold

The up-to-$10 billion cloud contract is enjoined until “further notice from the court” while Amazon pursues a lawsuit.

Securing the Government Cloud

In this special report, Nextgov distills what you need to know about federal cloud security.

Labor Department Joins GSA’s AI Center of Excellence to Automate Procurement Tools

Labor becomes the sixth agency to join the Centers of Excellence program and the first of 2020.

Longer Thumbs Lead to More Smartphone Touch Errors

It's not your big, dumb thumbs, it's your long, dumb thumbs.

New Bipartisan Bill Would Codify GSA’s Centers of Excellence Program

The “light touch” legislation was introduced by Reps. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., and Mark Meadows, R-N.C.

Federal Contracting Community Shreds FBO Replacement Site in Letter to GSA

“If this had the same notoriety as Healthcare.gov, people would have been fired.”

Frustrated by Flawed Broadband Maps, States Are Trying to Create Their Own

The Federal Communications Commission’s broadband maps underestimate the number of households that lack internet service. State agencies are trying to gather better data.

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NASA Will Only Tolerate So Much Danger

An investigation into what really went wrong with Boeing's last space mission turned up serious issues.

Trump’s Budget Pushes Bonuses and Reskilling to Build Up IT Workforce

The budget calls for reskilling 400,000 federal employees using OMB’s Reskilling Academy as a model.

VA’s Electronic Health Records System Won’t Make Its First Go-Live Deadline

Training was supposed to start this week ahead of deployment in March, but Veterans Affairs officials said that timeline has been pushed out.

Federal Tech Guide to Trump's 2021 Budget

The Trump administration puts a priority on working capital funds, while proposed tech spending inches upward.

Amazon Seeks Trump Testimony About Pentagon’s JEDI Cloud Contract

Amazon Web Services also wants to hear from Defense Secretary Mark Esper and asked for White House communications in its case against the Defense Department.

House Passes Bill to Codify—and Improve—GSA's Cloud Security Program

The FedRAMP Authorization Act includes $100 million in additional funding and a requirement to automate the process and force agencies to reuse ATOs.

Veterans Affairs Launches Its First 5G-Enabled Hospital

Secretary Robert Wilkie said it was the first in the nation and one of the first in the world.