The federal cloud policy makes it easier for agencies to begin replacing legacy systems with commercial applications.
The Internal Revenue Service continues to think of ways to modernize its IT systems and navigate the dangerous waters of identity theft and refund scams, —, even as the agency is being asked for a seventh year to tighten its belt.
What is the federal government doing to combat terrorism and cyber threats? Find out this week on Fed Access when host Derrick Dortch speaks with Fred Burton, chief security officer at Stratfor. April 14, 2017
The Navy is supporting its sailors and industry with logistics. At the annual Sea Air Space Symposium, Federal Drive with Tom Temin speaks to Rear Adm. Jon Yuen, commander of the Naval Supply Systems Command, about how the service just set up its P-8 Logistics Cell or LOGCELL this year.
The proposed cuts from the Trump administration could be an opportunity for agency managers to get creative. With less money to go around, there may be less money to maintain legacy IT systems, so that means updating it or utilizing other methods may be the best route. Federal News Radio’s Eric White learns more from Mallory Barg Bulman, vice president for research and evaluation at the Partnership for Public Service, on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Office of Management and Budget is developing a new IT capital planning policy that would help agencies measure, manage and budget IT investments. Training is another key component of OMB’s strategy during the transition year, as it also will help agencies overcome cybersecurity recruitment and procurement challenges.
The Internal Revenue Service hopes to close the tax gap by using private collection agencies (PCAs) to outsource delinquent tax payments. Agency officials say it’s important to stay vigilant during the PCA program, to ensure fraudsters are not preying on taxpayers.
Under a new administration, the Defense Innovation Board is turning its sights on DoD’s data collection and storage.
Scott Buchholz, chief technology officer for Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Federal Government practice, joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the company’s 2017 report on technology trends and their impact on federal government operations. April 4, 2017
Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), chairman of the Armed Services Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, introduced the DoD Cyber Scholarship Program Act, which would help increase the number of people in the armed services trained in cybersecurity. Rounds fills in the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Like nearly every agency, the Marine Corps is trying to save money on its IT and software. Bill Williford, executive director of the Marine Corps Systems Command, spoke with Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione on Federal Drive with Tom Temin from the 2017 Sea Air Space Symposium in National Harbor, Maryland.
Modernization can mean a lot of things, even if you keep your COBOL systems.
HHS CIO Beth Killoran said moving 400,000 telecommunications inventory items to the new Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract in two-and-a-half years may not be feasible.
In the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act, Congress told NIST to take a deep dive into how agencies understand and use the special publications and Federal Information Processing Standards for cybersecurity that it produces.
Last year the Internal Revenue Service showed improved telephone customer service, and close to 300 million visits to the Where’s My Refund? site. Agency leadership and advocates say those are just two examples of why the tax agency needs full funding in FY2018.