Survive budget shortfalls with smart tech, DOD CIO urges

Technology and innovation will be critical to government meeting citizens' needs amid budget cuts.

DARPA director leaving

DARPA Director Regina Dugan has accepted a senior executive position with an Internet giant, according to an exclusive report by Wired's Danger Room.

What a WWII battle can teach about cybersecurity

A collective defense used in the Atlantic during World War II holds lessons for an enterprise approach to cyber.

DISA broadens cybersecurity efforts

DOD is expanding the use of the host-based security system to include training and enterprise technologies.

Army defends progress in acquisition reform

Army officials say acquisition reform efforts are already yielding dividends, particularly in fielding networked capabilities.

Can DOD preserve science and technology as budget ax swings?

DOD officials are calling to prioritize science and technology funding to enable a more agile future force.

Next steps in situational awareness

The military is developing a number of interlocking technologies to deliver anytime, anywhere awareness of facts on the ground.

IG: DOD errs in verifying small businesses' status

More than 30 contracts that should have gone to companies owned by service-disabled veterans might not have, IG finds.

Internet outage strikes at Pentagon, other facilities

'Technical issues' tripped up Internet access at the Pentagon and other DISA facilities on March 1.

Bill would stifle contractors' responses to past-performance reviews

Proposed legislation would forbid companies from challenging assessments or even correcting errors, critics say.

VA cancels joint platform contract due to alleged conflict of interest: Report

The Veterans Affairs Department has abruptly canceled a major contract that was hailed as a key development for the joint common health record platform with the Defense Department.

How OMB's guidance fails to prevent duplication at federal agencies

Efforts to prevent the proliferation of overlapping programs have fallen short.

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