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Federal News Countdown: Digital strategy, IT reform progress

Trey Hodgkins, the senior vice president for national security and procurement policy, and "In Depth" host Francis Rose count down the top federal news stories of the week.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Federal News Countdown , Trey Hodgkins ,

Friday - 05/25/2012, 05:19pm EDT

Agencies getting tools to 'innovate with less'

The Shared Services Strategy is the latest way agencies can reduce spending on infrastructure technology and spend more on mission-critical IT. Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel said PortfolioStat is the lynchpin to the entire process for agencies. He held the first meeting with agencies leaders to discuss expectations.

Tags: Technology , management , Steven VanRoekel , OMB , Roger Baker , VA , Simon Szykman , Commerce , Shared services , Information Week , budget , PortfolioStat , Jason Miller

Friday - 05/04/2012, 05:18am EDT

Cybersecurity top concern for federal CIOs, survey finds

The report said cybersecurity contributed to some CIOs' reluctance to adopt mobility and cloud computing initiatives.

Tags: Technology , CIO , Cybersecurity , budget , management , Grant Thornton

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 01:18pm EDT

Anonymous hackers target industry supporters of cyber bill

The Hacker group Anonymous appears to be planning attacks on companies and elected officials that support certain cybersecurity legislation. So far, hackers have claimed credit for taking down the websites of Boeing, TechAmerica and USTelecom over the past few days.

Tags: Cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , In Depth , Francis Rose , industry , USTelecom , Boeing

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 07:12pm EDT

Analysis: Latest contractor pay cap bill hurts ability to attract top talent

Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president for national security and procurement policy at TechAmerica, said the Senate bill will hurt the ability to attract people to government business.

Tags: Trey Hodgkins , contracting , pay cap , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 10:57am EDT

GSA names new lead of Integrations GWAC

Federal Acquisition Service Commissioner Steve Kempf is bringing in Jim Ghiloni to run the new professional services contract.

Tags: contracting , industry , GSA , Jim Ghiloni , Steve Kempf , John Johnson , Deep Water Point , Integrations , GWAC , Charlie Self , Jason Miller

Friday - 03/16/2012, 04:24pm EDT

Osborne is new TechAmerica president

Shawn Osborne previously servied as president, CEO and director of Ulticom Inc., according to a TechAmerica release.

Tags: Technology , Shawn Osborne , Peter Boni , Telecommunications Industry Association , people , industry

Tuesday - 03/13/2012, 02:36pm EDT

FedRAMP eases vendors' path to offer secure cloud services

Under the new concept of operations, the interagency board now is letting vendors submit their cloud services for approval without first having to have a contract. The document details three major areas of how the FedRAMP process will work. The program management office will release two other major documents in the coming months to further detail the cloud security process.

Tags: Technology , FedRAMP , cloud computing , Cybersecurity , Kathy Conrad , Matt Goodrich , GSA , third-party assessments , Jason Miller

Thursday - 02/09/2012, 05:15am EST

Federal News Countdown: DoD cyber spending, contractor pay

Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president for national security and procurement policy at TechAmerica, and Frank Reeder, the founder of The Reeder Group, count down the top federal news stories of the week.

Tags: Federal News Countdown , In Depth , Francis Rose , management , Frank Reeder , The Reeder Group , Trey Hodgkins ,

Friday - 02/03/2012, 04:30pm EST

2 big changes for defense contractors in 2012 authorization bill

Two provisions in the 2012 Defense Authorization Bill directly impact defense contractors. One applies a contractor pay cap to all contract employees, and the other puts more responsibility on contractors to stop counterfeit electronic parts.

Tags: Trey Hodgkins , contracting , DoD , Defense Authorization Bill , Federal Drive

Thursday - 01/05/2012, 12:38pm EST
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