IT Modernization

JEDI’s Legal Challengers Make Their Next Moves

Amazon Web Services asks a federal judge to stop work on the cloud contract and Oracle knocks back assertions that the procurement was fair because Microsoft won. 

GSA Publishes Web Standards for Year-Old Digital Services Law

The website design standards pull together existing guidance for complying with the 21st Century IDEA Act, which requires all digital services to have a base level of quality and accessibility.

Pentagon Issues JEDI Task Order for Training

The $1 million task order signals the Pentagon wants to move forward with JEDI.

Air Force’s ‘Base of the Future’ Ideas Will Be Tested on Tyndall Rebuild

The service’s private sector outreach program, AFWERX, will host a series of workshops in 2020 to hear innovative ideas.

In 2020, Employees Are the New Constituent 

In order to deliver on their missions, government agencies must start prioritizing their employees’ experiences – and that starts with right technology.

The Role of 5G in Government 

The technology is a critical piece of modernization. 

GAO Calls Out IRS’ Taxpayer Experience Issues

The 2019 tax filing season was more problematic than usual for IRS.

As Putin Schemes to Extend His Reign, Expect New Forms of Internet Repression

Russia under a president-for-life will likely grow more insular and less open to Western influence.

Report: Feds Are Increasingly Interested in Leaving for Certain Private Sector Jobs

An estimated 50% pay gap in technology jobs could be a driving factor, researchers say.

Body Cameras May Not Be the Easy Answer Everyone Was Looking For

Four states last year considered requiring police body cameras.

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EPA Could Save Taxpayers Thousands of Dollars Through Stronger Oversight of Mobile Phones

The agency “missed an opportunity” to better use $12,000 spent over two years on unnecessary voice and data services, watchdog finds.

Amazon Will File Injunction to Stop JEDI Work

The latest twist in the Pentagon’s JEDI cloud contract could halt further action.

NIST to Update Online iEdison Tool for Reporting Federally-Funded Inventions

The National Institutes of Health managed the original platform since 1995.

FITARA Hits Its 5-year Anniversary 

An enhanced scorecard will drive better government services for citizens. 

GSA Reissues E-Commerce Platform Solicitation With Significant Changes

Vendors that bid on the original RFP will have until Jan. 15 to revise their proposals.

Can the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program Secure a Cloud Smart Government?

The good news is that CDM is proactively reaching out to leading cloud service providers for soltuions.