Department of Defense (DOD)
In confirmation hearing, Austin gives away little on how he would handle DOD tech as secretary
The confirmation hearing for Lloyd Austin did not have many specifics on tech, but the retired general pledged to work with Congress to help modernize DOD.
CMMC requirements open door to modernize security
New DOD mandates for the defense industrial base create an opportunity to refresh security strategies and mitigate supply chain vulnerabilities.
Agency leaders anticipate a post-pandemic hybrid work environment
Even with vaccines coming, there could be a push for a hybrid workforce with a mix of in-person and remote employees, federal IT officials told FedScoop.
GAO: Pentagon’s critical technology communication efforts need work
The Department of Defense began a revised process for taking inventory of its critical technology, but hasn't determined how to communicate that list to key entities.
To get more use out of data, DOD needs to cut some old sources, Air Force CIO says
"There are a lot of data sources that need to go away," Lauren Knausenberger says.
GSA removing all non-DOD approved drones from multiple-award contracts
GSA is removing all drones not cleared by the Defense Innovation Unit, limiting agencies to five options for small devices and amending 20 MAS contracts.