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Kundra exit raises cloud computing questions

Federal CIO Vivek Kundra's departure from government could mean a gray future for cloud computing in the federal government. Federal News Radio got the forecast from NextGov reporter Joseph Marks.

Tags: Vivek Kundra , cloud computing , technology , Joseph Marks ,

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 08:10pm EDT
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Oshkosh wins $226 million Army contract

The Army has awarded the Oshkosh Corporation a $226 million contract for 5,131 underbody improvement kits for the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All Terrain Vehicle.

Tags: DoD , Army , Oshkosh , industry , acquisition , contracting , Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All Terrain Vehicl , DoD Report

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 08:06pm EDT

GAO targets duplication, redundancy in agencies

The administration's government reorganization efforts are underway. Federal News Radio spoke with Pat Dalton, chief operating officer at GAO, about duplication and redundancy in the federal government.

Tags: GAO , duplication , redundancy , management , financial management , Pat Dalton ,

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:56pm EDT
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GAO: DoD cybersecurity falls short

The Government Accountability Office says the Defense Department needs to step up its cybersecurity training.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , technology , DoD , Cyber Command , GAO ,

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:53pm EDT

How to save $585 million and green the government

Staying $585 million under budget is a major accomplishment for any agency. But, as Federal News Radio's Francis Rose found out, GSA's Bill Guerin did just that.

Tags: Bill Guerin , Public Buildings Service , Sammies , Service to America Medals , management , acquisition , American Recovery and Reinvestment Act , Green government , GSA

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:34pm EDT
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House committee: DoD should improve Rx drug tracking

The House Appropriations Committee wants DoD to electronically find and track pharmaceutical information for troops at war.

Tags: DoD , DoD Report , House Appropriations Committee , Congress , House , management , oversight , technology , prescription drugs ,

Monday - 06/20/2011, 08:59pm EDT

DARPA to launch virtual Internet

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is leading the charge on making a virtual Internet to better protect the real Internet.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , Internet , National Cyber Range , DARPA , DoD

Monday - 06/20/2011, 08:51pm EDT

How to make your TSP pay you

Someday you'll want to take money out of your TSP. Federal News Radio's Francis Rose spoke with Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, for tips on reversing the flow of cash.

Tags: pay and benefits , benefits , Tom Trabucco , Thrift Savings Plan , TSP

Monday - 06/20/2011, 05:38pm EDT
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GAO: DoD missing keys to good procurement

Designing requirements for a big procurement at DoD involves three main elements: cost, schedule, and performance objectives. GAO's Mike Sullivan told Federal News Radio that DoD continues to struggle in those areas.

Tags: Mike Sullivan , GAO , DoD , procurement , acquisition , acquisition policy , management , oversight ,

Monday - 06/20/2011, 05:19pm EDT
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