Data

FAA Needs More Data To Predict When Planes’ Brakes Are About To Fail

With more data, FAA officials say they can build an algorithm to predict when runway conditions will lead to brake failure during landings.

IT Modernization

Justice Signs Nearly $1B Telecom Services Deal With AT&T

The award is the third under the $50 billion EIS telecom contract as the Sept. 30 deadline nears.

IT Modernization

Pentagon's JEDI Contract Clears Legal Hurdle But Others Remain

Oracle’s lawsuit against the Pentagon over its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract is over, clearing the way for an award.

Emerging Tech

CBP Wants An Eye In the Sky—Or Wherever—To Spot Everything Crossing the U.S. Border

The single solution should be able to detect anything crossing the northern or southern borders between ports of entry and immediately alert border patrol agents.

Data

Labor Awards $11 Million to Help States Leverage Data to Bolster Their Workforce

The department aims to improve the effectiveness of its workforce and the data systems that inform it.

IT Modernization

Pentagon’s DEOS Award Could Be Coming Sooner Than Expected

An award for the Pentagon’s multibillion Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract could come by August.

Cybersecurity

Industry Wants to Know Exactly What Huawei Ban Means for Contractors

While the law is clear that agencies can’t buy tech from certain companies, it is ambiguous about how that affects federal contractors and grant programs.

IT Modernization

House Republicans to Trump: Stay Out of Pentagon Cloud Acquisition

Four members of the House Armed Services Committee asked Trump to let the Pentagon award its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract without delay.

IT Modernization

Agencies Have a New Tool for Researching Electronic Records Management Services

The National Archives and Records Administration and General Services Administration collaborated on the market research tool.

Cybersecurity

DHS is Looking to Upgrade Its FISMA Compliance Tools

The new and improved information assurance system would help officials better understand and manage the department’s sprawling IT infrastructure.

Cybersecurity

DISA Turns to Governmentwide Contract to Manage Security of Classified Network

The Pentagon will be awarding the DCMA Cybersecurity Center support contract through the National Institute of Health’s governmentwide contract instead of a full and open competition.

IT Modernization

Court Rules in Favor of Pentagon in JEDI Lawsuit

The ruling against Oracle clears the way for the government to award the contract in August to Microsoft or Amazon Web Services.

Emerging Tech

Interior Approves Chinese Drone Purchases Despite Spying Concerns

However, the agency has multiple technical measures in place to ensure the manufacturer can’t use the aircraft to spy on the U.S., according to the director of Interior’s drone operations.

CIO Briefing

GSA Offers First Look at Unique IDs to Replace DUNS

The General Services Administration gives a first look at the new Unique Entity ID, the validation system that will replace the long-standing DUNS number.

IT Modernization

CBP Is Looking for a Vendor to Manage Its Multi-Cloud Environment

The winning company will have to stitch together multiple cloud services and architectures and enable the agency to add new ones as needed.

IT Modernization

Pentagon’s Messaging on JEDI: Without it, Our Adversaries Win and Troops Lose 

Pentagon officials have been increasingly vocal about JEDI in recent months as the court battle continues.