Agile development can be less risky than the traditional approach, but getting the best results takes flexibility and continuous involvement by government and contractor teams.
News and notes from around the federal IT community
FITARA, FISMA updates and a cybersecurity consolidation bill now move to the full Senate, as does the nomination of Shaun Donovan to head OMB.
The Pentagon’s acting CIO offers some blunt talk on how best to deploy a department-wide IT platform.
Larry Zelvin, director of the National Cyber and Communications Integration Center, says DHS needs more clarity on its role in scanning other agencies’ networks for cyber threats.
Military health care providers detailed their needs to industry in advance a decade-long multi-billion electronic health record procurement, while inside DOD an effort is underway to improve current data to pave the way for a new provider.
The goal of a NASA lecture and lab series is to lower the point of entry for people trying to access data, and to teach them how to use it.
The Defense Department's move to a Joint Information Environment can't come soon enough for National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers.
As NGA's geodata platform matures, hopes for payoffs rise.
Building on a February RFI, NOAA has put together its big data partnership business model, mapping out a way for government and industry to take government data to the next level.
With threats growing more sophisticated, the Navy wants ideas on how to unify its troves of data.
Many agencies are using a patch management tool that can be a powerful ally in the quest for continuous monitoring.