• Essye Miller, Director at Defense Information Management, speaks during the Breaking the Gender Barrier panel at the Air Space, Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Chad Trujillo)

    Essye Miller: The exit interview

    Essye Miller, DOD's outgoing principal deputy CIO, talks about COVID, the state of the tech workforce and the hard conversations DOD has to have to prepare personnel for the future.


  • Workforce
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    Public sector employment continues to slide

    However positive signs in the May jobs report could sideline federal legislation to extend aid to local governments. 06/05/2020

  • Acquisition

    What agencies want from EIS

    A case study shows agencies have made $7.4 billion in orders, seeking a mix of old and new technologies via the governmentwide Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions telecommunications contract. 06/05/2020

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    Civic tech internship programs wins Harvard innovation challenge

    Steve Kelman notes the latest accomplishment for the federally focused Coding it Forward initiative. 06/05/2020

  • modern services (Denizce/Shutterstock.com)

    FCW Insider: June 5

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 06/05/2020

  • Congress
    Andrew Cline/Shutterstock Sen. Hassan speaks at a Hillary Clinton rally in NH 2016

    Sen. Hassan digs into agency IT plans

    The push comes, the New Hampshire Democrat explained, because of technology weaknesses exposed in the federal government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 06/04/2020

  • Cybersecurity
    ransomware (rawf8/Shutterstock.com)

    Ransomware attack hits federal IT contractor

    Files containing sensitive data from DMI's work with NASA were leaked on the web, and the agency said it is following up with law enforcement. Other key customers for the firm include DOD, HHS and the State Department. 06/04/2020

  • Workforce
    Pentagon (DoD photo by Master Sgt. Ken Hammond, U.S. Air Force)

    AFGE urges Congress to back labor priorities in defense bill

    Priorities include preserving collective bargaining rights, granting paid family leave 06/04/2020

  • Oversight
    VA headquarters in Wash., DC

    GAO probes influence of 'Mar-a-Lago crowd' on VA

    A former VA official told the Government Accountability Office that three friends of President Trump established a "shadow reporting structure" in which "they were stakeholders without a formal role." 06/04/2020

  • FCW Insider: June 4

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 06/04/2020

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