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April 30 2012

Tips for Improving Government Performance
Is insufficient communication – between government and industry, and between government acquisition and program managers – holding back better performance of federal procurements? We will look at several initiatives that specifically aim to improve communication among all the stakeholders, and ask whether such efforts are likely to produce the desired results.
Writer: Matthew Weigelt, mweigelt AT fcw DOT com

Cloud Storage
The non-stop production of and insatiable appetite for electronic data is putting agencies’ traditional enterprise storage approaches under a growing price and performance strain. Learn how new techniques like erasure coding and object storage combined with a cloud-delivery model can provide a potentially more cost-effective and secure way forward.
Writer: John Moore, jmwriter AT verizon DOT net

Posted on Mar 02, 2012 at 12:20 PM


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    Does the IRS have a cloud strategy?

    Congress and watchdog agencies have dinged the IRS for lacking an enterprise cloud strategy seven years after it became the official policy of the U.S. government.

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    Who won what in EIS

    The General Services Administration posted detailed data on how the $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract might be divvied up.

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    Trump elevates CyberCom to combatant command status

    The White House announced a long-planned move to elevate Cyber Command to the status of a full combatant command.

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    Verizon plans FirstNet rival

    Verizon says it will carve a dedicated network out of its extensive national 4G LTE network for first responders, in competition with FirstNet.

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    Can AI tools replace feds?

    The Heritage Foundation is recommending that hundreds of thousands of federal jobs be replaced by automation as part of a larger government reorganization strategy.

  • DOD Common Access Cards

    DOD pushes toward CAC replacement

    Defense officials hope the Common Access Card's days are numbered as they continue to test new identity management solutions.

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