FedScoop News Countdown recaps the top stories this week
Robert Shea and Stan Soloway discuss their top stories of the week.
EIS contract transition delayed; Back to basics for DOD acquisition workforce; Rapid deployment across the DOD network
On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, former Navy CIO Rob Carey, former National Nuclear Security Agency CIO Bob Osborn and former deputy undersecretary of defense for acquisition reform Stan Soloway.
A tech-driven Cold War and permanent telework means what for IT?
On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, DISA has a new chief of staff, the Biden Administration’s choice to take the Pentagon’s top acquisition job is an experienced hand, and the new telework policy at the Agriculture Department will let eligible employees work out of the office up to eight days every pay period.
GSA move to e-commerce marketplaces could open doors for acquisition reform
The so-called “Amazon for government” plan included calls for a system to allow federal agencies to purchase directly from e-commerce retailers.
Contractors urge OMB to pull cybersecurity acquisition guidance
Government contractors are urging OMB to go back to the drawing board and rewrite draft advice to federal officials about how to ensure the IT products they buy are cyber-secure.
Is 18F living up to its hype?
18F's Phaedra Chrousos says critics' concerns tend to be misconceptions.