The Daily Scoop Podcast: September 29, 2021
On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, Francis Rose covers DOD’s push to get virtual reality technology to warfighters in low-bandwidth areas, new proposals to the TMF Board and how NASA SEWP is approaching the end of the fiscal year.
GSA’s Sonny Hashmi: ‘Modern acquisition is a data challenge’
Hashmi says the key to improved acquisition lies in understanding how data can be used more effectively to analyze the procurement ecosystem.
State Department’s security procurement division lacks integrated IT for ‘efficient’ contracting
The department should schedule potential systems improvements based on the results of an IT architecture analysis, according to its OIG.
GSA tech procurement leader Nakasone to depart June 1
Keith Nakasone is leaving federal government after 32 years to take up a role in the private sector.
Department of Veterans Affairs picks Booz Allen for $1.1B benefits processing contract
The government contractor will provide the agency with support services for five years.
Basic cybersecurity standards must start with procurements, experts say
Agencies will avoid becoming victims of future hacks, like the one SolarWinds experienced, by considering the risks of software before they buy.