GSA launches $50B STARS III solicitation for small IT businesses
The solicitation comes just days after GSA announced it is canceling its $15 billion Alliant 2 Small Business governmentwide IT contract after it was plagued with protests.
NOAA Fisheries moves to no-code project management system
With IT personnel struggling to support projects, the agency wanted to ensure any employee could manage them.
GSA scraps $15B Alliant 2 small business contract
GSA says it is "planning a new approach" for small business IT governmentwide acquisition contracts after "the federal government's requirements have evolved."
Maria Roat: Government must become more digital to respond during crises like COVID-19
There are still necessary opportunities to improve things like "authentication and identity management as we interface with our citizens," said Roat.
CBP looks to standardize its hybrid cloud environment
Standardization will let the agency build applications once and move them anywhere in the environment, but more resources are needed.
Microsegmentation isn’t a zero trust ‘easy button,’ but it’s helping agencies telework
The Trusted Internet Connections program has begun working with agencies on such architectures, but it's only one step toward modernization.
Telework shift presented durable lessons about workforce, USPS and NASA officials say
Going forward, organizations will need to define the "new normal," said USPS's CISO. Every company will have to decide if it still needs employees working side-by-side.
IBM CEO: Hybrid cloud, AI key to rapid digital transformation during COVID-19
"With this crisis, the importance of hybrid cloud and AI has not changed," Arvind Krishna said at IBM's Think Gov digital event. "What has changed is the pace at which they are being adopted."
AWS launches space-focused business line headed by former Space Force leader
AWS's Aerospace and Satellite Solutions business will be headed by reitred Air Force Maj. Gen. Clint Crosier, former director of planning for the U.S. Space Force.
NASA begins modernizing voice, network services with EIS award to CenturyLink
The $10 million task order comes a little more than a year after the telecom company won the first under the EIS contract.