The Marine Corps is in the midst of a sweeping review of its information technology workforce, the early results of which have confirmed what top officials suspected: many employees’ official position descriptions don’t have much to do with what they actually do for a living.
Problems transferring licenses from military to civilian world or from one state to another are starting to get attention in Congress.
Janice Haith, who retired Feb. 2 after 34 years in government, including the last six years as the Department of Navy’s deputy CIO for the U.S. Navy, said the DoN has seen millions of dollars in savings moving to an enterprise software license approach.
The Defense Department has been trying to get a clear sense from the White House about what it wants and does not want in the overseas contingency operations (OCO) budget. But the last administration’s budget office left those decisions for the new administration. So now what?
Amy Schafer, a research associate at the Center for a New American Security, says the Budget Control Act is putting Marine Corps aviators’ lives in danger. They’ve experienced a spike in training accidents. Schafer tells Federal News Radio’s Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin how budget constraints affect Marine pilots.
The Navy is turning the Next Generation Enterprise Network recompete into two separate contracts.
Maj. Michelle Rakers of the Marine Corps Band joins Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm.
The Marine Corps is rolling out a system that allows service members in the field to pinpoint enemies for fire support.
The Defense Department’s $38.5 billion IT budget in the fiscal 2017 requests is being driven by three major trends contractors should be aware of: cybersecurity, cloud and analytics.
The Navy and Marine Corps are doing their part to build up a “hardened workforce,” which is a key part of federal CISO Greg Touhill’s strategic plan to strengthen cybersecurity.
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Ray Mabus became the longest-serving Navy secretary since Josephus Daniels, Woodrow Wilson’s secretary during the first world war.
Terry Halvorsen, the DoD chief information officer, signed a memo on Oct. 18 requiring military services and agencies to trust each other when accrediting and authorizing systems.
The Lohfeld Consulting group ranked upcoming civilian and DoD contracts that meet three criteria: a likely 2017 request for proposal, likelihood of funding and awards next fiscal year, a significant pool of contenders.
Although recent conflicts haven’t required the Marines Corps’ storied amphibious capability. It remains an important asset. Dan Goure, vice president of the Lexington Institute, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss whether the Navy is buying enough amphibious ships to fully support the Marine Corps.