Audit finds more than 250 ways in which DoD’s Qatar base violates the department’s own safety standards, similar to recent findings at other overseas installations.
Alfred Rivera, currently the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s development and business center, will retire Jan. 4 after a 35-year government career.
DoD’s adoption of a new electronic health record is a major driver for a bevy of other upgrades to health IT in the military health system, including a new, worldwide virtual private network and common desktop.
A new analysis of DoD contract data shows serious impacts across the Defense industrial base because of spending cuts, including indications that thousands of firms exited the industry entirely.
Acknowledging years of frustrations, the Army says 2018 is the “year of delivery” for its electronic warfare force, which is about to be subsumed into its cyber branch.
The Army is beginning its first experiment in fast-tracking the officer accession pipeline for civilians with cyber skills. But it’s proceeding cautiously: only five new officers per year.
Borrowing from an existing exemption for foreign military sales, DoD wants more flexibility to waive its requirement for vendors to supply cost and pricing data in domestic procurements.
New leaders in Defense Department IT: Essye Miller is named acting DoD CIO and Rear Adm. Nancy Norton will be DISA director.
Pentagon officials said Thursday that they have tweaked their government shutdown contingency plans since the last time one occurred in 2013, but emphasized that there is little they can do to stave off a shutdown’s most damaging effects.
Just days before the expiration of the latest continuing resolution, Navy officials say the last several years of budgeting-by-CR have already wasted $4 billion.
Responding to a scathing audit, VA says it will investigate and discipline hospital administrators who do not report doctors’ misconduct or malpractice to a national database.
Marines still aspire to let troops bring their own devices to work, but the corps’ top IT official says its current mobility strategy is “on the wrong trajectory.”
The first users of DoD’s new electronic health record call the system “life-changing,” but several years remain before it’s deployed worldwide.
A provision in the annual defense bill mandates a new Pentagon analysis of current personnel policies and whether they’re harming officer retention.