Federal contractors, we’re helping you out with your to-do list. Five big requests for proposal come out this year. Bloomberg Government has drilled into the details. Analyst Kevin Brancato explains what to watch for and how to prepare.
The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs have scrambled to treat service members returning from war with psychological problems. But a new report from the Institute of Medicine suggests, the military should do a better job at prevention. It says the Defense Department lacks evidence to back up the tactics it chooses. Dr. David Rudd is provost at the University of Memphis and one of the report’s authors.
House Republicans have dubbed this “Stop Government Abuse Week.” That means federal technology and acquisition reform is back on the table. Lawmakers will vote on an updated version of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, or FITARA. Federal News Radio’s executive editor, Jason Miller, has details on the latest attempt to improve federal technology and procurement.
The Navy plans an information warfare hub. It will be a new home for manning, training and equipping “information dominance” forces. Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu reports, the organization takes shape this fall.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-9 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, DC region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.