Pentagon aims to expedite security clearance process with $75M award

Perspecta Enterprise Solutions will create a scalable security enterprise architecture and data services prototype for the National Background Investigation Service.

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Government wasted billions building customized IT over last 25 years, industry group says

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 day ago

Agencies should instead abide by the 1994 Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act and purchase commercial products when possible, according to the Alliance for Digital Innovation.

Savings from RPA should be reinvested in IT, says Federal CIO

by Dave Nyczepir • 5 days ago

Suzette Kent said the structure is already in place to capture the savings from robotic process automation — but more agencies need to take advantage of IT working capital funds.

GSA unveils ‘one-stop’ cloud shop

by Dave Nyczepir • 6 days ago

“Getting agencies to the cloud is a high priority for GSA, and we’re committed to making sure they have the right tools and support to navigate the complex world of cloud acquisition,” said GSA's Bill Zielinski.

IRS CIO Garza to retire

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 week ago

Garza has been with the IRS since 1984, helping implement a multi-billion-dollar IT modernization program.

Agencies trying to find their ‘dark data’ face policy, leadership hurdles

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

Could chief data officers be the key?

Should agencies pilot zero trust now?

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

Many have successfully implemented elements of ZT, but at least one security expert cautioned waiting until they have a handle on all their data.

First QSMOs are ‘proof points’ for new shared services model

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

The first four QSMOs were selected for their size and back-office lines of business to develop a process for creating marketplaces.

Agencies ‘likely’ underreporting cloud spending, savings

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

The GAO, in a new report, says it identified some general trends on cloud spending and the related savings, but details at many of the 16 surveyed agencies were hard to come by.

Patent and Trademark Office looks to stabilize critical IT apps

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 weeks ago

Aging technology is making it hard for employees to keep up with a surge in patent and trademark applications.

CMS continues cloud migration partnership with MarkLogic

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 weeks ago

The data platform provider originally helped stand up HealthCare.gov.

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