Shows & Panels
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- The Big Data Dilemma
- Carrying On with Continuity of Operations
- Connected Government
- Constituent Servicing
- Continuous Monitoring: Tools and Techniques for Trustworthy Government IT
- The Cyber Imperative
- Cyber Solutions for 2013 and Beyond
- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
- Expert Voices
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal IT Challenge
- Federal Tech Talk
- Mission-critical Apps in the Cloud
- The Modern Federal Threat Landscape
- The Path from Legacy Systems
- The Real Deal on Digital Government
- The Reality of Continuous Monitoring... Is Your Agency Secure?
- Veterans in Private Sector: Making the Transition
Shows & Panels
The National Archives and Records Administration has released a new method for archiving and managing the billions of emails circulating in federal agencies.
The Department of Health and Human Services will release a solicitation for email-as-a-service this summer.
August 29, 2013
Davita Vance-Cooks, who was officially sworn in as the head of the agency last week, says there's a more accurate moniker for the work the agency does today: Government Publishing Office. Over the past few years, the Government Printing Office has been shifting away from its traditional mission of ink-on-paper printing in favor of digital distribution of key government documents.
CEO Steve Ballmer's exit from Microsoft feels like an end of the PC revolution era, Tom Temin writes. Though investors and a good many insiders feel it's past time for new leadership for Microsoft, don't shed a tear for Ballmer. Many of the tech rock stars of prior generations have moved on and made way for Apple, Google and Amazon.
Mary Nicholas and Jim Moyer from the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation will discuss how to improve outcomes and reduce costs in healthcare IT.
August 27, 2013
The fourth annual Energy Star National Building Competition Battle of the Buildings encourages people to use the same energy-savings strategies they use at home and apply them to where they work, play and learn.
The Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is using online identification tools to prevent a loss of expertise and institutional knowledge caused by a growing number of people retiring.
The Office of Naval Research is developing a more efficient generator that uses less fuel and creates less hassle when carrying it around the battlefield.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency each put their respective Freedom of Information Act systems in a private-sector cloud. HUD said it's saving as much as 25 percent a year as compared to its in-house system. OCC said it's answering requests more quickly and effectively.
On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss what the acquisition market is like for the federal government's top technology services vendors, and the debate in Congress over the military's camouflage uniforms policy.
August 22, 2013
The Defense chief information officer is expected to update one directive to expand the number and type of devices that must meet the military's cybersecurity requirements. The Pentagon also will issue a second revised directive to move DoD closer to civilian agencies around risk management of IT systems.
SecureKey Technologies will build a portal in the cloud to handle the identity management process and connect one username or password or digital certificate to many services. The contract is worth $15.1 million over three years.
Eight cutting-edge technologies developed by the government are being shown off this week to venture capitalists and investors in Silicon Valley, with the hope of attracting someone to take the applications to market.
Dell's George Newstrom and Jeff Lush join host John Gilroy to discuss security and the federal cloud.
August 20, 2013
The space agency releases the solicitation for the next version of the $10 billion IT hardware and services contract. Proposals are due in about eight weeks.
Phyllis Schneck is the new deputy undersecretary of cybersecurity in the National Protection and Programs Directorate at DHS. She replaces Mark Weatherford, who left in April.
Inside the Reporter's Notebook: A new job for a former VA senior official; Countdown to cloud credential pilot begins
News and buzz in the acquisition and IT communities that you may have missed this week.
New investors could restore BlackBerry's place in the federal market, as the company weighs its options for the future.
The Energy Department confirmed 14,000 current and former employees are at risk of identity theft as cyber attackers gained access to their personal information. This is at least the second hacking incident this year.
Sasi Pillay, NASA's chief technology officer, said the IT Labs program wants rapid, low-cost, low-risk projects to improve the space agency's use of technology. NASA is in its third year of the effort, which has produced several potential breakthroughs, including one for RFID and a secure computing environment.