Carten Cordell

Carten Cordell

Senior Tech Reporter

Carten Cordell is a Senior Technology Reporter for FedScoop. He is a former workforce and acquisition reporter at Federal Times, having previously served as online editor for Northern Virginia Magazine and Investigative Reporter for Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau. Carten was a 2014 National Press Foundation Paul Miller Fellow and has a Master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He is also a graduate of Auburn University and promises to temper his passions for college football while in the office.

Acquisition

WMD defense agency awards $435M IT contract

by Carten Cordell • 3 days ago

The Department of Defense’s key agency for combating weapons of mass destruction obtained a series of core IT services in the potential five-year contract.

Acquisition

Bill Zielinski tapped to lead GSA’s IT acquisition branch

by Carten Cordell • 3 days ago

Zielinski has seen a quick rise as an IT acquisition leader at GSA.

Acquisition

Could a continuing resolution save the Tech Modernization Fund in 2019?

by Carten Cordell • 4 days ago

Continuing resolutions, the weapon of choice for financing the government for the past dozen years, could be a way for the TMF to sidestep appropriators.

Acquisition

IT spend on customer relationship management surges in 2018

by Carten Cordell • 4 days ago

Investments are undergirded by a surge in IT spending, with 14 percent growth between 2016 and 2017.

Acquisition

Air Force awards Leidos sole-source $63M IT, telecommunications contract

by Carten Cordell • 5 days ago

Leidos secured a bridge contract to provide Air Force and DOD installations in the National Capital Region with IT and telecommunications services.

Acquisition

IT acquisition leader Kay Ely to retire from GSA

by Carten Cordell • 6 days ago

Amid both a massive reorganization and ongoing IT modernization efforts, the General Services Administration is losing its technology chief.