The key to the ongoing success of the Army's IT contracting vehicle is incorporating cloud and cybersecurity solutions into the next iteration.
Two vast risk management programs are gradually converging. How smoothly and quickly they can do so remains an open question.
Platform as a service offers obvious upsides, but agencies are still working through specific needs and uses.
Functionality and security don't have to be mutually exclusive, but agencies find the tension is still significant.
As costs have come down and capacity has soared, the benefits extend to both budgets and performance.
Obama administration officials are confident a solid foundation and a new team will support open-government plans even after the departure of two key leaders.
The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program represents a dramatic shift from the government's traditional focus on certifying systems as secure and then rechecking them every so often.
As agencies deal with travel restrictions and increasingly complex work teams, the technology options for bringing employees together are keeping pace.
Official "bring your own app" policies are still few and far between, but agencies are adapting to their employees' demands.
Revised thermal standards and an array of cooling techniques promise to reverse the data center power drain.
Federal entities are playing a number of roles in population health management as the practice continues to unfold.
What started as a version control system for code has become a platform for ideas and collaboration.
Many agencies are using a patch management tool that can be a powerful ally in the quest for continuous monitoring.
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