Emerging Tech

Disrupting Government

This eBook looks at emerging technologies that are shaking up government operations.

IT Modernization

Company Calls Out ‘Old Guard’ After Pentagon Cuts Its Nearly $1 Billion Cloud Contract

REAN Cloud sounded off after finding out from press accounts that its $950 million cloud contract had been slashed.

IT Modernization

MilCloud 2.0 Meets Another Milestone

CSRA’s milCloud 2.0 can now host the most sensitive unclassified data across the Defense Department.

IT Modernization

Pentagon Announces Industry Day For Major Cloud Acquisition

The Defense Department will host an industry day for its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud acquisition on March 7.

IT Modernization

VA Secretary on $10B Health Records Contract: ‘We Have To Get This One Right’

The Trump administration requested $1.2 billion in fiscal 2019 for a commercial health records contract, which the department is expected to award by March.

Emerging Tech

White House ‘Deeply Committed’ to Artificial Intelligence

The White House made machine learning and autonomous systems research and development priorities this year, the deputy chief technology officer said.

Emerging Tech

It Costs Taxpayers $41 Per Phone Call To IRS

The IRS wants to provide a better user experience to customers without breaking the bank.

IT Modernization

DOD Issued a $7 Million Cloud Support Contract To a Company With One Employee

The Defense Department awarded a sole-source contract to Eagle Harbor Solutions, an Alaska-based small business with a single employee, to consult in its major cloud acquisition.

CIO Briefing

Citizen Satisfaction With Government Reaches 11-Year High

Citizen satisfaction jumped 2.5 percent in 2017 with federal agencies, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index.

IT Modernization

Optimization Is Next Step For Defense Department’s Health Records Platform

The Defense Department and the contractors building its $4.3 billion health records platform say they’re on schedule

CIO Briefing

Beltway Hosts 3 Amazon HQ2 Finalists

Amazon narrows the 238 proposals it received to build its next headquarters to 20 finalists.

IT Modernization

Defense Department Halts Electronic Health Records Rollout

During an eight-week pause, the department will assess the program's successes and failures so far.

CIO Briefing

Love Him or Hate Him, Darrell Issa Changed Government Technology

The man behind some of the government's most important tech efforts in recent decades announced his retirement.

Emerging Tech

National Forecasts Get Supercomputing Boost

Following the worst weather year ever, the federal government is investing heavily in supercomputing to improve forecasting.

Policy

Trump Signs Executive Order to ‘Streamline’ Rural Broadband

The order offers no funding for broadband projects but aims instead to reduce bureaucratic barriers for industry.

IT Modernization

GSA’s $50 Billion IT Contract Delayed Again

A pair of companies is challenging General Services Administration’s Alliant 2 contract vehicle in court.

IT Modernization

FedRAMP Issues Step-By-Step Guide for Cloud Adoption

The cloud office shares its best practices for federal agencies that want to grant a cloud service provider permission to operate.