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, 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.


GSA is updating its Cloud SIN to include professional services

by Carten Cordell • 14 mins ago

In a proposal released Monday, the agency is planning to update the Special Item Number it uses to sell cloud services to agencies.


White House hosts Google, IBM execs for quantum tech meeting

by Carten Cordell • 3 hours ago

White House officials are expected to host tech executives Monday to discuss federal efforts to promote research into quantum information science.


GSA, Marine Corps form new council to streamline IT modernization

by Carten Cordell • 3 days ago

Officials said they created a new council to find new acquisition methods for IT modernization, supply chain operations and cost efficiencies.


SEC CIO Dyson to step down

by Carten Cordell • 4 days ago

Dyson oversaw modernization initiatives including moving the SEC to the cloud, leveraging new cybersecurity solutions and transforming the EDGAR system.


HHS combines AI, automation, blockchain for acquisition project

by Carten Cordell • 6 days ago

HHS hopes to demonstrate how all three together could streamline its buying power by November.


Veterans Affairs to open VistA e-health record maintenance contract this week

by Carten Cordell • 1 week ago

The agency plans to begin accepting bids for a five-year contract to manage the IT and data services of its VistA system as early as Friday.