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FCW Insider: June 21, 2021

Data sharing is critical for JADC2, but reciprocity is hard to enforce

It's going to take more than a new policy to achieve the Defense Department's ultimate goal of connecting every sensor and shooter through Joint All Domain Command and Control.

Survey: Many water utilities lack data on IT, OT assets

The new survey data from an information sharing and analysis center was published on the same day a news outlet reported a water treatment facility in California was easily breached by an individual who possessed a former employee's credentials.

Deferred maintenance takes a toll on federal infrastructure in Indian Country

The average age of health care facilities run by the Indian Health Service is more than 37 years. The agency's construction program has a need for an estimated $22 billion, an agency official told lawmakers.

Quick Hits

*** The 2021 Washington Technology Top 100 ranks the largest government contractors according to their prime contracts for IT, systems integration, professional services and other technology products and services

*** To better understand the relationships between human mobility, government policies and cases of COVID-19, researchers at the University of Miami have developed an interactive web application that illustrates how pandemic-related policies affected the movement of people. Get more on this story from GCN.

Posted by FCW Staff on Jun 21, 2021 at 2:27 AM


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    OMB provides key guidance for TMF proposals amid surge in submissions

    Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat details what makes for a winning Technology Modernization Fund proposal as agencies continue to submit major IT projects for potential funding.

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    Worries from a Democrat about the Biden administration and federal procurement

    Steve Kelman is concerned that the push for more spending with small disadvantaged businesses will detract from the goal of getting the best deal for agencies and taxpayers.

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