The database giant was effectively launched via agency contracts. That's not a bad thing, Steve Kelman notes, but it begs the question of when government should go beyond basic research and standard procurement.
Less than a year after he arrived to calm the roiled waters at the tech industry association, Mike Hettinger has been dismissed as head of the group's public-sector practice.
Assigned the task of organizing an interoperable, nationwide public safety network for first responders, FirstNet is exploring how to structure the network, as well as how to pay for it.
Trust management enforces granular privacy, security and organizational policies for gathering and protecting personally identifiable information.
The exact size of the security clearance re-check backlog is closely held by the government, but it could affect more than 1.1 million individuals.
Members of the House and Senate disagree over whether the DHS consolidation is serving the best interests of taxpayers or the department.
Bipartisan legislation would give DHS the authority to suspend participation in the Visa Waiver program for any country that fails to provide information related to terror threats.
Cisco's Alan Balutis shares his thoughts on what will happen in the coming year.
The next phase of defense acquisition reform is an effort to balance strategic spending on technology with budget pressures.
Continuing resolution will fund agencies through Dec. 11.
The post includes a price list taken from the GSA Advantage ordering system -- which GSA says is not even accurate -- for Palantir Technologies' Gotham and Metropolis products.
Doctors and hospitals are increasingly pushing back against the government’s schedule for adoption of electronic health records.
The formerly feds-only project is a one-stop shop for agencies to find and buy shared services.
The head of the Federal Acquisition Service says “category hallways” will be beacons to federal buyers and suppliers looking for ways to manage the procurement process.
Although tools to combat insider threats are maturing, DOD and the intelligence community know that technology is just part of the solution.
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