• Image courtesy of www.darpa.mil: a small UAV charts a course through a collapsed building.

    Birds do it, bees do it, now DARPA wants drones to do it

    "Birds of prey and flying insects exhibit the kinds of capabilities we want for small UAVs," says DARPA program manager Mark Micire. Read More

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    18F tries task-based audition for agile vendors

    GSA’s innovation lab is asking vendors to showcase their talents by explaining how they would revamp the FedBizOpps website. Read More

  • Wikimedia Image: U.S. Cyber Command logo.

    Cyber Command turns to industry for solutions

    A draft RFP is aimed at streamlining support for Defense Department information networks. Read More

  • IARPA logo.

    How IARPA hopes to get ahead of cyberattacks

    The intelligence community's research shop wants to move beyond the typical emphasis on "post mortem analysis." Read More

  • FEMA Logo

    Guess what's on FEMA's wish list

    Report from the agency's recent industry day outlines IT priorities for the next five years. Read More

  • Shutterstock image: a global system of information relays.

    Feds plan hub for risk info on IT supply chain, contractors

    The GSA plan isn't meant to supplant or duplicate existing policies, but to establish a common set of risk indicators for due diligence research. Read More

  • Shutterstock image: credit cards.

    Updating SmartPay on GSA radar

    GSA is looking at how it can keep up with commercial best practices and the future of the payment industry. Read More

  • Shutterstock image: sphere of cyber connection.

    GSA's short list of emerging technologies

    An Alliant II RFI specifies 18 "Leading Edge Technologies" the agency is watching with interest. Read More

  • concept art innovation

    Looking beyond Google Glass: IARPA plots new generation of wearables

    Intelligence research agency wants to look "beyond current prototypes in development and extend up to 10 years in the future." Read More

  • data abstract

    DIA fleshes out data science needs

    While much of the DORE project remains classified, the Defense Intelligence Agency has released a few details about what it is looking for in the areas of Internet of things, social media and open-source support. Read More

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