The Unified Shared Services Management office released a concept of operations and an RFI for software-as-a-service as part of its plan to continue moving the initiative forward in 2017.
Ann Dunkin, the Environmental Protection Agency chief information officer, said changes to the governmentwide capital planning and investment control process is one way that will help agencies better understand their spending on legacy systems.
Army Secretary Eric Fanning has issued highly detailed orders to three-and-four star generals in the Army’s headquarters and functional and geographic commands, telling them precisely what must be done to close 60 percent of the service’s 1,200 data centers by the end of 2018 and 75 percent by 2025.
Sicher Consulting president Alex Grohmann, Deloitte’s John Dyson and Think Forward Consulting president Brian Gay join host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how to improve the cybersecurity framework for the federal government. January 10, 2017
Edris Amiryar, a senior systems engineer for NetCentrics, provides six reasons why agencies should consider a new approach to technology integration.
NASA SEWP Program Manager Joanne Woytek and Allen Federal President Larry Allen join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss SEWP activity in 2016 and how GWACs help CIOs with FITARA. January 9, 2017
Tony Scott, the federal chief information officer, said in an exit interview that the update to Circular A-130 and the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) are among the most significant accomplishments during his almost two-year tenure, which will end Jan. 17.
Maria Horton, CEO, of EmeSec, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss some of the big issues facing small contractors, including cybersecurity, marketing and why partnering may be better than going for a prime spot on some contracts. December 26, 2016
Kerry Long, program manager, IARPA, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss the lengths the federal government is taking to foster innovation. December 27, 2016
Lt. Gen. Bob Ferrell, the Army’s chief information officer/G6, said there are several parallel initiatives like data center consolidation and network consolidation to reach the end goal of having a modernized IT infrastructure and end-user services.
Anthony Calamito, the chief evangelist of Boundless, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how his company helps federal IT professionals use open source geospatial information to solve complex problems. December 13, 2016
The Unified Shared Services Management Office at GSA released a new 10-year vision for federal back-office shared services that relies on a subscription or as-a-service model to deal with the needs for upfront spending.
Sylvia Burns, the Interior Department’s chief information officer, said her team responded aggressively over the last 18 months to improve the agency’s cybersecurity posture, including using two-factor authentication for computer access.
Roper Technologies is buying the federal market research and government contractor software firm from private equity firm Thoma Bravo.
Chris Howard, vice president of Federal at Nutanix, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss virtualization and how it can help agencies reduce cost and improve security. December 6, 2016