Federal IT and network managers discussed their work to transition to GSA's Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract at a June 25 ACT-IAC panel.
The Navy has awarded a $9.1 million contract to Microsoft for dated products including Windows XP, which the firm stopped providing updates for over a year ago.
Three pilot projects designed to prove out the software-based analysis concept have convinced members of the Public Interest Declassification Board that some level of automation can be introduced into the declassification process.
As options expand, some of the "wiggle room" in Multiple Awards Schedule pricing is being winnowed out.
Two of the Pentagon's major IT security initiatives face problems from the ranks, laments Lt. Gen. Mark Bowman.
Acquisition managers surveyed users at 26 federal agencies about what kinds of laptops and desktops are most commonly used, and used the input to set baseline configurations.
Appearing before a Senate committee was a peaceful affair for OPM Director Katherine Archuleta compared to the tongue-lashing she got in the House last week, but she still faced tough questions – and couldn't answer all of them.
In addition to demanding review of any change to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, legislators pushed for IT consolidation, improved communications and other reforms for DHS component agencies.
The White House could use a push to pick up the pace on shared services and lock in the benefits for future administrations.
Although the government has made progress on cybersecurity, we need to make better use of the tools we have.
"Nine months ago we had 75 agency customers. We still have 75 agency customers," says former OFPP head Joe Jordan.
Republicans pointed out that the IRS has authority to reallocate some of its funding, and also criticized agency spending on employee bonuses and union activity.