The Pentagon's internal watchdog announced in its first public statement on the matter that it was reviewing the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure program – a massive, single-award cloud computing buy with a ceiling value of $10 billion that is set to be awarded in the coming weeks.
The first in a series of expected technology pilots at the agency will focus on robotic process and intelligent automation tools for contract data.
The General Services Administration is seeking input on the next iteration of its key small-business-focused IT acquisition vehicle by Sept. 6.
The Pentagon is making big moves to improve cybersecurity in its industrial base, but the contracting community and experts continue to wonder if it will all play out as intended.
The Defense Department's CIO shop is trying to control the narrative on the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure procurement, a massive cloud computing acquisition that has generated intense scrutiny because of its size, scope and a hard fought lawsuit from one of the companies eliminated from the bidding.
The second highest ranking intelligence official in the federal government resigned, leaving the top two positions at ODNI without permanent leadership. The move coincides with the departure of ODNI chief Dan Coats, as President Trump looks to reshape the intelligence community.
The chair of the Supply Chain Task Force told a government advisory panel that a taxonomy of IT and communications sector risks is in the final stages of approval.
The interim regulation would prevent agencies from purchasing telecommunications and video surveillance equipment from five companies, including Huawei and ZTE.
A new review board will to supervise agency procurement of TBM tools and services and make recommendations about acquisition and deployment strategies.
The Pentagon and DHS are leading the way in using other transaction authority to leverage emerging technologies.
Two senior lawmakers are teaming up on a bipartisan effort to codify the Continuous Diagnostics Mitigation program run by DHS.
The policies are now properly aligned, but successful execution will require structural changes.