President Donald Trump and members of Congress have stressed the importance of improving government information technology. The questions is whether their proposed budgets match their enthusiasm. Forrester Research provides some new forecasts for technology spending. For highlights, Federal News Radio’s Eric White spoke with Forrester research analyst Andrew Bartels on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Army put out a request for information (RFI) looking for vendors who could provide services to find, monitor and remove impostor social media accounts.
Howard Schmidt worked for Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush on cybersecurity issues and was a driving force behind a host of national strategies and initiatives.
Entrepreneur and angel investor Tien Wong of Lore Systems joins host Mark Amtower for a wide ranging discussion of innovation, federal IT, the upcoming G-Tech forum, and the value of social networking. March 7, 2017
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather predictors are using a novel method of optimizing sensory data to help predict evolution of storms. Meteorologist Katie Wilson with the National Severe Storms Laboratory joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the details of the project.
What does it take to be a leader in the intelligence community? Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione spoke with 2017 Intelligence and National Security Alliance Achievement Award Winner Janna Scott-Tarman on Federal Drive with Tom Temin. Scott-Tarman is the Deputy Division Chief for Counterintelligence Analysis at the Defense Intelligence Agency.
The House Small Business Committee says it will be focusing this fiscal year on program oversight, improved management, and reducing duplicative efforts.
Terry Halvorsen left DoD at the end of February after spending the last two-plus years as its chief information officer.
The Defense Department started deployment of its new electronic health record — a major milestone last week in the $4.3 billion program known as MHS Genesis.
The Trump administration’s plan to reduce non-defense discretionary spending by 10 percent means civilian agencies will need to look at programs and personnel, not just for this year, but for the long-term. Some fiscal observers says it’s time to consider budget process reform.
MarkLogic’s Dave Rost identifies a solution to siloed and disparate data sources.
You may think you’re talking privately when texting or phoning people. Law enforcement officers might think their communications over radios are only for them. Chris Perry, chief operating officer at Secured Communications, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin that in reality you might as well be using sky writing.
The Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy is constantly fighting an uphill battle to improve federal agencies’ responses to FOIA requests.
This week on Federal Tech Talk, host John Gilroy speaks with Blake Hall, founder & CEO of ID.me; Emily Tavoulareas, VA Digital Service, and Greg Gershman, co-founder/principal at Ad Hoc LLC. They will discuss a website called “vets.gov” and how it opens up the world of collaboration in solving many issues with funneling 500 Department of Veterans’ Affairs websites into one portal. February 28, 2017
Cybersecurity remains a tough challenge to tackle for Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, the agency that administers and oversees the Thrift Savings Plan. Under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA), an independent auditor found the board lagging on risk management and access strategies.