Software Development

How Edge Computing and Hybrid Cloud Are Shifting the IT Paradigm

With cloud at the center of a whole new operating model, organizations will have distributed DevOps teams spinning up new applications in real time.

What the Army's Next App Reveals About Defense Innovation

A major wins an innovation award by proposing to bring hotel-style booking to training ranges.

Pentagon Still Hammering Out Acquisition Strategies Needed to Enable DevSecOps, Officials Say

The Defense Department needs to educate its workforce on what DevSecOps means for them, the Pentagon’s Katie Arrington said.

DOD’s New Data Strategy ‘Critical to Our National Security,’ DDS Chief Says

Brett Goldstein, director of the Defense Digital Service, talked about how to make innovative projects reusable and sustainable for broad use across the Pentagon.  

Why the Government Should Get Comfortable with Technology Escrow for Classified IP

An escrow can reduce the risks if there are unexpected issues with your technology vendor.

Treasury Rolls Out One-Stop Online Shop for Federal Financial Management Guidance

It’s all part of the Bureau of the Fiscal Service’s aim to reimagine how agency officials tap into relevant financial information.

Air Force to Demo Updating Software on a Jet in Flight, Official Says

The demonstration would showcase the efforts of the service’s DevSecOps initiative and its ability to deliver updates to warfighters in real time. 

18F Says 6 Core Concepts Can Reduce Risk in Federal Tech Projects

The new De-risking Government Technology Field Guide looks to educate officials on how to merge modern software design with traditional government bureaucracy.

Cyber Defenders

In this ebook, Nextgov talks to top cyber-focused officials about the programs that aim to secure federal information and networks.

NTIA to Host Proof-of-Concept Summit in Software Transparency Effort

More agencies are starting to ask suppliers for a software bill of materials in building a foundation for better, faster cybersecurity.

Shift Left: DevSecOps and the Path to Continuous Authority to Operate

DevSecOps, containerization and cloud native security methods are here, but streamlining their use is an ongoing challenge in government.

Pentagon’s Enterprise DevSecOps Initiative Presents an Ambitious Model for the Future of Software

The Air Force’s chief software officer provided insights into the operation of Platform One, a project at the beginning of what could be a profound transformation for cybersecurity.

Cloud Adoption Can Be Risky Business—But That’s Not Bad, Officials Say

Permission to fail on smaller projects can help pave the way to successful deployments.

Ditching Legacy Systems Will Require Adjusting Some Regulations, Experts Say

Federal investment in upgraded technology will help governments better take care of the American people, experts say, but that means rules must be updated to foster innovation

DevSecOps: The Benefits of a More Dynamic DOD

Leveraging unclassified resources for the development of code to be run in a classified manner has many tangible advantages.