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.

Modernization

RPA is the new ‘it’ technology — so, when will it get the spotlight?

by Carten Cordell • 3 months ago

As the executive branch chugs toward modernizing its IT, robotic process automation (RPA) has emerged as the new tech solution darling. But when will it be ready for prime time?

Modernization

For government to capitalize on its data, officials say it should be user-friendly

by Carten Cordell • 3 months ago

Recent laws have strengthened the government’s data transparency, but the true utility of agencies' information lies in its ability to be shared, officials said.

Acquisition

GSA details ‘rapid changes’ underway for acquisition

by Carten Cordell • 3 months ago

GSA officials outlined plans to streamline internal operations.

Acquisition

Perspecta protests NASA’s $2.9B IT award

by Carten Cordell • 3 months ago

The provider for NASA’s expiring IT services contract has protested the $2.9 billion deal seeking to replace it.

Acquisition

Pentagon’s WMD arm taps 5 companies for $535M IT contract

by Carten Cordell • 3 months ago

The agency divided its IT service design contract among five contractors, including some of the biggest players in government technology.

Acquisition

IRS wants to collect back taxes by mobile app

by Carten Cordell • 3 months ago

The IRS is looking to deploy new mobile solutions to assist with tax collections, and it’s reaching out to industry for its market research.

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