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Is DoD ignoring lessons learned from insourcing?

The Defense Department has been trying to improve efficiencies and cut costs by using both competitions with the private sector and High Performance Organizations (HPOs), a solution based in-house rather than on a public-private competition.

Tags: contracting , management , insourcing , outsourcing , HPO , DoD , A-76 , John Pendleton , Dorothy Ramienski , DorobekInsider

Monday - 06/07/2010, 04:31pm EDT
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Information sharing challenges ahead for Paul

Kshemendra Paul, the new Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment, must reestablish the role of the organization, experts say. James Carafano of Heritage says Paul must convince and educate the intelligence community about the value of the ISE. Jim Dempsey of the Markle Foundation Task Force says Paul must figure out the ISE's relationship with other information sharing organizations in the government.

Tags: technology , Kshemendra Paul , Leslie Phillips , OMB , ODNI , DOJ , Information Sharing Environment , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , James Carafano , Jim Dempsey , Paul Wormeli , IJIS , Heritage , Markle Foundation Task Force , information sharing , NIEM , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 06/02/2010, 07:26am EDT
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GAO's John Needham on smooth insourcing

Director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management shares ideas to implement OMB insourcing guidelines.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , contracting , management , insourcing , John Needham , Congress , DHS , OFPP , OPM , Jeff Neal , Dan Gordon , Chuck Grimes

Tuesday - 05/25/2010, 06:54pm EDT
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Contract Overload: GAO finds continued problems with MACs

Audit agency calls for business cases to justify new multiple award contracts, and a database listing all existing contracts. Sen. McCaskill plans to hold a second hearing on interagency contracting in June.

Tags: contracting , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , Claire McCaskill , Ed Towns , Darrell Issa , GSA , OFPP , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , MACs , GWACs , Interagency contracting , Jason Miller , Contract Overload

Tuesday - 05/25/2010, 06:44am EDT

TSA ready to move on with ITIP contract

Agency picks CSC for the $489 million IT infrastructure contract for a second time since September. Protest by unsuccessful bidders still possible.

Tags: contracting , Emma Garrison-Alexander , TSA , CSC , Unisys , General Dynamics , ITIP , IT services , Jason Miller

Monday - 05/24/2010, 06:59am EDT
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GAO: VA in danger of cyber attack

Cyber security at the Veterans Affairs Department was slammed on Capitol Hill yesterday. The GAO explains why today.

Tags: technology , DorobekInsider , VA , cybersecurity , Gregory Wilshusen , Dorothy Ramienski

Thursday - 05/20/2010, 02:41pm EDT
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GAO: VA systems open to cyberattack

NASA sidesteps flaws in FISMA, Microsoft to give feds early warning on security

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , VA , NASA , Microsoft , FISMA ,

Thursday - 05/20/2010, 08:30am EDT

DHS tries sharing cyber threat data differently

The agency is working with different industry sectors to improve how and the kinds of IT security information that flows in both directions. DHS has a pilot with DoD and financial services companies to exchange threat and malicious activity from their networks. DHS also has installed Einstein 2 software on 12 agency networks to improve how they recognize risks.

Tags: technology , Greg Shaffer , Anna Eshoo , John Denning , DHS , DoD , Computer and Communications Industry Association , Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysi , cybersecurity , Einstein , information sharing , Jason Miller

Friday - 05/14/2010, 06:58am EDT
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GAO: DoD could improve on ability to respond to catastrophes

A recent report from the congressional watchdog says DoD needs to improve the way it plans to help civilian authorities in the wake of domestic disasters.

Tags: management , DoD , Davi D'Agostino , Hurricane Katrina , disaster response , daily debrief

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 03:54pm EDT
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FHFA falls short on cybersecurity

Experts wary about cybersecurity, Black market rising for IP addresses

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , IPv44 , IPv6 , FHFA , Naba Barkakati , EastWest Institute

Tuesday - 05/04/2010, 09:30am EDT
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