This week, Women of Washington sat down with Stacy Schwartz, vice president of Global Public Safety for AT&T. Schwartz discussed how she believes that diversity can bring companies better results and how the communications industry has changed over her career.
The Defense Department is taking a new look at the rules it applies to contracts with commercial cloud computing providers. The Pentagon’s acting CIO wants staff to examine whether vendors’ own security controls could replace DoD’s requirement for government-operated cloud access points.
A new analysis of government data shows that 2016 may have been the low ebb of Defense contract spending, following six years of steady declines.
“Take risks. Take chances. Look for opportunities. You’ll be surprised where that next job opportunity will come from,” said Bobbie Kilberg, president and CEO of the Northern Virginia Technology Council. Kilberg sat down with Women…
DHS Chief Procurement Officer Soraya Correa talks to Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and GiGi Schumm about the Procurement Innovations Lab.
The Homeland Security Department’s Science and Technology Directorate just published the first of six integrated product team reports. It’s a look at major research areas that the S&T directorate says could benefit all parts of the department. Dr. Reggie Brothers is the undersecretary for science and technology at DHS. He tells Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko how the department is trying to make it easier for industry to work with government.
Over the objections of contractors in a variety of industries, the White House is pushing ahead with new rules. One requires a week of sick leave for every employee. Attorney Ken Rosenberg, a partner at Fox Rothschild, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what’s next.
Software giant Oracle makes a tough decision to opt out of GSA IT schedule.
A contractor for the National Security Agency has been arrested on charges that he illegally removed highly classified information and stored the material in his house and car
Defense Department spending on research and development has suffered historic declines during the budget drawdown that’s been in progress since 2009.
The Defense Department will revise its final request for bids in a massive information technology services contract known as ENCORE III following months of industry complaints.
Driven by global threats and a rise in defense spending outside of the U.S., the aerospace and defense industry worldwide will see growth this year, after falling for two years. That’s the assessment from Deloitte in its annual performance study. Joining me with more, Retired Air Force Gen. Chuck Wald, vice chairman and senior adviser at Deloitte, has more on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
When it comes to executing an executive order, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the phrase “the more the merrier” applies.
Agencies are swimming in data, and they’re looking for ways to sift through the noise and identify the most important pieces of information to help them make meaningful decisions more quickly and accurately.
The Department of Homeland Security wants private-sector companies to get under the agency’s information sharing umbrella in order to better manage and mitigate cyber risks to critical infrastructure.