After almost nine months of no news, GSA asked vendors bidding on the Alliant 2 GWAC to guarantee their bids through Dec. 31.
The Defense Department released a report about splitting the office of the undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics in two, and standing up the new position of chief management officer.
The Defense Department sent a report to Congress detailing recommendations to reorganize and restructure its Acquisition, Technology and Logistics office and the role of its chief management officer.
Work never stops for the Homeland Security office of inspector general. Two recent investigations found some common problems — weaknesses in IT systems or procedures for managing basic functions. Deputy Inspector General John Kelly shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Defense Logistics Agency says it has addressed several of the weaknesses that allowed undercover GAO investigators to obtain “controlled” military equipment by posing as a fake federal law enforcement agency. But some members of Congress say the steps aren’t enough, and want the program suspended.
Defense Secretary Mattis is reviewing the chief innovation officer position after his predecessor moved full speed ahead on it.
Presidents have used the overseas contingency operations fund to bolster the Defense Department budget outside of the Budget Control Act rules. But Congress should do better.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), chairman of the Armed Services Committee, asked whether a new approach to the tactical and operational aspects of federal cybersecurity could be a powerful tool for addressing gaps that impede existing organizational structures.
The Defense Department’s Strategic Capabilities Office has managed to successfully transition all six of the weapons systems it’s developed into programs of record that are now controlled by the military services. The secret to its success, according to the SCO’s director, is its insistence on prototyping.
Acting Defense Department Chief Information Officer John Zangardi said he is taking a “risk-aware” approach when it comes to meeting his priorities, some of which include improving effectiveness and efficiency, learning to “speak warfighter,” and defining cyber responsibilities.
The Office of Personnel Management was the sixth agency to achieve final operating capability on an insider threat program. But OPM is among the few agencies who have set up such programs. Small agencies say cultural barriers, lack of resources and legal and privacy questions are among the obstacles preventing them from meeting the goal, but insider threat experts say those problems aren’t unique.
Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the organization’s vision for serving the healthcare needs of the warfighter. April 11, 2017
The Defense Department has carved a bug bounty path that civilian agencies can follow on their own, as long as they don’t try to compare their results to the same level as DoD.
The Strategic Capabilities Office is one of the most lauded organizations in the Defense Department. The office is famous for taking military systems that do one thing and make them do something completely different. Its leader says his office doesn’t have to worry about acquisition requirements like the rest of the Pentagon establishment. Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione fills in all the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.