State Department preps potential $8B IT services acquisition
The State Department said previously the new IT acquisition would likely have a ceiling of $4 billion, but new documents showed it has doubled that.
USCIS pursuing broader data-sharing agreements with other agencies
Existing agreements are often old and fail to account for agencies' need to repurpose and reuse the data.
State Department sets out 3-year timeline for new data strategy
It follows the launch of a similar data strategy last week by the Department of Commerce.
Capgemini Government Solutions to acquire cybersecurity firm VariQ
VariQ provides software development, cybersecurity and cloud services to departments including the Navy and the SEC.
3 myths about moving to the cloud and how to think about them
U.S. State Department cloud director Brian Merrick and Splunk’s chief public sector strategy advisor Juliana Vida discuss how to address common misperceptions about cloud migrations.
State Department made little progress on online passport renewal the last decade
An IG report finds over-reliance on the Office of Consular Systems and Technology caused the delays.