Don’t get carried away with OTAs, experts caution
OTAs are the cool new authority in procurement circles, but acquisition officials say they run the risk of being dramatically overused.
Intelligence agency wants new tech to safeguard future SCIFs from foreign surveillance
Facing more surveillance tactics from foreign adversaries, IARPA wants new solutions to safeguard the government’s most sensitive meeting sites.
In moving $8B DEOS contract to GSA, DISA looks to help non-defense agencies
"The rest of the federal government has similar requirements to do what we're trying to do to have commercial cloud vendors deliver these capabilities to them," said a DISA official.
GSA taps MAXIMUS as first contact center contract awardee
Reston, Va.-based contractor MAXIMUS said it will soon offer services on the GSA’s new automated contact center solutions SIN.
TSA will use multiple-award BPA on FAST agile tech contract
The agency issued a performance work statement for its FAST technology contract, saying it will likely use a multiple-award blanket purchase agreement.
DOD expands industry day for contract on cybersecurity testing teams
The National Cyber Range Complex (NCRC) Event Planning, Operations, and Support event will now take place Nov. 27-28, followed by one-on-one meetings with attendees afterward.
Industry calls for data governance and clarity in ‘Cloud Smart’ comments
Some industry stakeholders want the White House to address how to manage and move data through hybrid and multi-cloud models in its Cloud Smart strategy.
The gospel of shared services resonates across the PMA, say Kent and Murphy
The Federal CIO and GSA administrator said federal technology and policy standards are pivotal to both drive mission efficiency and modernize technology.
SOCOM wants to outfit warfighters with futuristic visual tech
Special Operations Command seeks tech that is straight out of a video game.
Cerner touts early success for DOD e-health record modernization
A top Cerner official said "we’re well-positioned to soon kick off the next phase of deployment across military medical facilities in California and Idaho."