FedRAMP's high baseline standards are on the back burner as the program focuses on slashing the amount of time it takes to complete authorizations.
The Feb. 12 memo issued by Navy CIO Robert Foster echoes recent emphasis from Defense Department officials that commanders will be held accountable for IT failures under their watch.
With government efficiencies a priority and Congress looking for ideas that could avoid partisan gridlock, shared services legislation could have a window.
Steve Kelman notes that just the threat of low marks may be incentive enough.
FirstNet extended the deadline for RFP submissions, as it makes room for bidders to make their capabilities cases.
To realize the benefits of shared services, IT leaders must develop a migration strategy that informs participants of their responsibilities and determines the steps involved.
Cross-agency collaboration might lead the Department of Homeland Security to dodge the acquisition process while paying hackers to find vulnerabilities.
In little noticed "common baseline" documents, two large, federated agencies with law enforcement duties show how they will implement new IT procurement rules.
A pre-award protest was filed in GSA's huge, next-generation telecommunications contract for lack of access to SAM portal.
The dialogue between Terry Halvorsen and his advisers on how much control of IT services they want to cede to the military branches and how much they want to retain continues to this day.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter's office is drafting an "executive action" letter that would help expedite DOD's transition to Windows 10.
As the deadline looms for contract proposal submission for its huge telecom contract, GSA looks towards transition
The keys to the law's success are identifying and mitigating the risks to its implementation, especially in light of the upcoming presidential transition.
A proposed rule would require firms undertaking government-reimbursed independent R&D efforts to tell defense officials before doing so, and to share the results of those investments afterward.
Add two key federal contracting lawsuits to the long list of issues that could be complicated by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.
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