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Agencies using cloud to de-clutter IT systems

The Homeland Security Department and NASA moving to the cloud to support mission needs and reduce the cost and effort to support back-office systems. Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel said he is focusing on four areas of cloud: agencies, procurement, international and cybersecurity.

Tags: Technology , Keith Trippie , Adrian Gardner , Steven VanRoekel , OMB , DHS , NASA , NIST , cloud computing , Cybersecurity , FedRAMP , Jason Miller

Thursday - 11/03/2011, 05:23am EDT

Wednesday morning federal headlines - Oct. 26

The Morning Federal Newscast is a daily compilation of the stories you hear Federal Drive hosts Tom Temin and Amy Morris discuss throughout the show each day. The Newscast is designed to give users more information about the stories you hear on the air.

Tags: Federal Drive , Federal Drive newscast , Tom Temin , Amy Morris , headlines , FEMA , DoD , pay and benefits , DHS ,

Wednesday - 10/26/2011, 08:28am EDT

Excerpt: Spires changing the face of DHS's technology

Listen to a sneak peak of Thursday's Ask the CIO program.

Tags: Technology , Ask the CIO , DHS , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 12/02/2009, 06:25pm EST

Number of DHS contractors 'unacceptable'

Sens. Lieberman and Collins want more information on how many contractors DHS has and what type of work they are doing. Agency has asked its components to reevaluate their human capital plans to ensure they have the right mix.

Tags: P&B , Contracting , Janet Napolitano , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , Elaine Duke , Clair McCaskill , DHS , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs , federal workforce , contractor workforce

Wednesday - 02/24/2010, 07:08am EST

DHS slows pace to add more oversight

Homeland Security will slow down, possibly stopping, some projects to make sure they are on target. DHS also applying increasing attention to EAGLE follow-on contracts, and reviewing whether the Department has the right mix of federal employees and contractors.

Tags: Contracting , Technology , Soraya Correa , DHS , VA , CIS , EAGLE , small business , project management , acquisition workforce , insourcing

Thursday - 12/03/2009, 06:54am EST

Spires changing the face of DHS's technology

DHS CIO talks with host Jason Miller about hiring, evaluating projects and future goals.
Encore Presentation

Tags: Technology , Ask the CIO , DHS , Jason Miller , Cybersecurity

Thursday - 12/24/2009, 12:00pm EST

Agencies taking different paths to transformation

NRC issued a solicitation for a variety of IT services that serves as a lynchpin to changing how it meets its mission. HHS sees open government and health care reform as the spark, while DHS continues to move toward the OneDHS concept.

Tags: Technology , Contracting , Darren Ash , Michael Carleton , DHS , NRC , HHS , AFCEA , IT services , Open government , Data center consolidation , cloud computing , health care reform

Wednesday - 03/31/2010, 06:22am EDT

DHS CIO taking on IT governance

Richard Spires wants to set up a program management center of excellence and provide tools and best practices around requirements development. DHS also is making progress with data center and network consolidations. Next up for the agency is merging its network and security operations centers.

Tags: Technology , Margie Graves , DHS , IAC , Cybersecurity , Networx , OneNet , program management , Requirements management , Data center consolidation , enterprise architecture

Friday - 02/05/2010, 06:53am EST

DHS to take public websites to the cloud

Agency to issue first RFQ under infrastructure-as-a-service governmentwide contract issued by GSA. FEMA and CIS are among the first agency components to move their public-facing sites to the cloud.

Tags: Technology , Contracting , DHS , GSA , infrastructure-as-a-service , cloud computing , Management of Change , FedRAMP , Cybersecurity , Jason Miller , MOC

Tuesday - 05/17/2011, 02:53pm EDT
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