IT Modernization

Air Force Bids $95M Cloud Contract To Support Unified Cybersecurity Platform

The service plans to pick 15 vendors to support the LevelUP program with cloud-based DevOps platforms.

An Inside Look at All the Data CBP Collects About Everyone Crossing U.S. Borders

The agency is putting more data in the cloud and integrating more of its collection efforts.

Treasury Maps Out Its $1B Multicloud Future

According to the newly released acquisition roadmap, the T-Cloud contract will include, at least, offerings from AWS, Microsoft, Google and Oracle.

Where to Use AI and Other Tips From CIOs on Emerging Tech

The chief information officers from the departments of Health and Human Services, Justice and the General Services Administration offered emerging tech ideas to feds.

Pentagon’s Former Top Hacker Wants His Startup to Inject Some Silicon Valley into the Defense Industry

"If the nerds don’t show up and work on the mission of national defense...then I’m not sure who will," says Chris Lynch, of Rebellion Defense.

Trump’s Top Acquisition Official Outlines Priorities

Michael Wooten, the new administrator for the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, wants contracting professionals to meet 21st-century tech challenges head-on.

HHS’s Suspension of Acquisition Services Leaves Outside Agencies and Contractors in Limbo

It’s been three months since the department announced it was closing down its shared services operations, and many questions remain unanswered.

VA Launches VITAL Training Ahead of First Electronic Health Records Rollout

Veterans Affairs officials learned some lessons from their Defense Department counterparts and developed an immersive training program focused on how the new EHR system can fix issues clinicians encounter every day.

Agencies to Security Industry: Automate Cloud Compliance Faster

Cloud providers also want faster, more efficient FedRAMP compliance, and today, this is well in reach.

How Congress Turns Citizens' Voices into Data Points

No matter why or how people contact their elected officials, they all want one basic thing: They want someone to listen.

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I Won’t Buy My Teenagers Smartphones

Denying a teen a smartphone in 2019 is a tough decision, and one that requires an organized and impenetrable defense.

Interior Expects to More Than Triple Drone Flights by 2025

Unmanned aircraft offer the department a cheaper, faster and safer way to conduct operations across 500 million acres of federal lands.

Rep. Will Hurd Highlights Plans For Final 14 Months in Congress

The Texas congressman laid out his priorities with humor and passion at a summit in Washington this week.

GSA Answers 105 Questions About Transition From DUNS To Unique IDs

By the end of next year, all organizations working with the government will have a new identifier. This major shift has generated some questions, which GSA is trying to answer.

Feds Look to Application Programming Interfaces as Gateways to Modernization

The technology can boost partnerships and lead to new solutions across federal agencies.

GSA Awards First Task Orders Under $2.5 Billion Payroll Modernization Contract

Under the orders, Carahsoft Technology Corporation and Grant Thornton will roll out commercial payroll systems that would be available for all civilian agencies.

The Pentagon Needs to Make More Software Open Source, Watchdog Says

The White House in 2016 required every agency to make at least 20 percent of its custom software available for reuse across the government, but the Pentagon isn’t even halfway there, according to the Government Accountability Office.