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The Air Force's long-range planning and modernization takes back seat to preparations for near-term crises, including contingency plans to scale back civilian workforce. Civilian furloughs would be "breach of faith," Air Force says.
News and buzz in the acquisition and IT communities that you may have missed this week.
Tags: technology , acquisition , Jason Miller , cloud computing , OMB , DHS , GSA , First Source 2 , industry , Small business contracting , shared services , financial management , Inside the Reporters Notebook
The Air Force said it has identified 59 victims at a basic training facility. Thirty-two instructors are among those who have been accused or convicted of committing sexual improprieties with trainees. Senior leaders say they must do more to stop the problem.
Hoping to fight sexual assault in its own ranks, the Air Force said Friday a sweep of air base offices worldwide found thousands of suspect materials ranging from pornographic films to a beer bong.
Martin Libicki of Rand Corp talks about managing cyber attacks. Kevin Brancato of Bloomberg Government discusses the Canada's decision to pass on the F-35. John Templeton of BlackMoney.com talks about being an African American in IT. Belva Martin of GAO discusses the new network communications strategy.
Tags: Martin Libicki , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Rand Corp , Kevin Brancato , Canada , F-35 , DoD , DoD Report , Lockheed Martin , John Templeton , Black Money , Belva Martin , GAO , Army , information technology , Federal Drive
GSA, State and the Air Force are starting to see the benefits of using social media data to improve services and not focusing so much on how it's delivered. Challenges and contests are examples of this information-centric approach. But the dependence on and acceptance of social media platforms is growing across nearly every agency.
Tags: technology , Web 2.0 , social media , State , GSA , Partnership for Public Service , Booz Allen Hamilton , Tammi Marcoullier , Suzanne Philion , Doug Anderson , challenges and contests , Jason Miller
Dr. Mark Maybury, the Air Force's chief scientist, joins On DoD to describe the areas the Air Force plans for cybersecurity development.
Lt. Gen. Michael Basla, the Air Force's chief information officer, discusses the service's cyber future in a conversation with Pentagon reporters.