Cloud has been vital to DHS’s pandemic continuity of operations, CIO says

"The ability to access the data and the systems and the tools from anywhere is critical," acting CIO Beth Cappello said.

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For the Defense Logistics Agency, it’s all about the RPAs

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"We find a lot of AI snake oil out there," says the agency's chief information and innovation officer, but RPAs have definitely shown their value.

Inside the Army’s rapid IT response to COVID-19, with Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford

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In an exclusive interview, Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford describes the Army's ability to rapidly adapt and innovate during the coronavirus pandemic and how it led to continued mission outcomes in uncertain times.

Here’s the Pentagon’s plan to help the US stay ahead on 5G

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The DOD has been working to develop 5G technology and recently released its strategy on harnessing the tech and (at least trying to) beat China's efforts.

How agencies can use data to maximize services while teleworking

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By using the aggregated data around service availability, employee performance and security, agencies can respond effectively in times of crisis, says a Splunk white paper.

Select data centers should specialize in shared services, says director of consolidation effort

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Archiving or mainframe-as-a-service should be housed in a single data center, says Thomas Santucci.

TTS’s demand has grown ‘significantly’ during the pandemic, Anil Cheriyan says

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Anil Cheriyan recently joined FedScoop for a videoconference call to describe his team's partnership with other federal agencies during the pandemic and how the demand for it has grown "significantly."

Login.gov is adding a new agency, and also vetting ‘liveness detection’ technology

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The Small Business Administration created an identity broker to integrate 16 legacy systems with the single sign-on service 18F provides.

Agencies need better ‘consistency’ to move faster in pandemic response, Federal CIO says

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Suzette Kent applauded many of the changes agencies have made to face the coronavirus, but said more collaboration is key to continued success.

As DCSA surpasses background investigation goal, is Trusted Workforce 2.5 likely?

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The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency set a goal in December to reach a “steady target state” of 200,000 cases pending.

DIU seeks one form of automation (ML) than can help another (RPA)

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DIU wants machine learning to expand the DOD's use of Robotic Process Automation to detect fraud and abuse in finical systems.

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