EPA looks for help in agile overhaul

The agency is launching a request for information from agile software contractors whose help it needs building agile development practices into EPA's enterprisewide acquisition process.

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DHS funding new round of IoT cyber startups with $1M award

by Shaun Waterman • 10 hours ago

The Department of Homeland Security is dishing out nearly $1 million in competitive awards to five startups developing cybersecurity technologies for the Internet of Things.

FedRAMP drafts ‘Tailored’ approach to authorizing low-risk applications

by Samantha Ehlinger • 5 days ago

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) unveiled Thursday the first draft of another tool it will add to its kit — a way to more efficiently authorize low-risk cloud services.

Agile: Think big, start small — now!

by Dan Tangherlini • 6 days ago

SeamlessDocs' Dan Tangherlini explains in this guest commentary how starting small with agile development and iteration can mitigate the risks of IT development.

GSA explores replacement of DUNS number

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

The agency issued a request for information last week to gather feedback from vendors and other parties interested in providing governmentwide entity identification and validation services at the expiration of the current contract, held by Dun and Bradstreet.

Trump administration looking to continue IT savings through category management

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

Trump's White House is looking at IT risk management beyond the obvious cybersecurity concerns, and category management plays role on the acquisition side of that, says Bill Zielinski.

Big problems with new data system clogged up customs program, report says

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 weeks ago

A new portal that was supposed to help staff of the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism program actually made it harder for them to do their job, a congressional watchdog said in a new report.

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