Appropriators continue to object to the Pentagon's $10 billion single-award cloud procurement, concerned that the contract will lock the Defense Department into the same platform for 10 years, even as technology advances.
The General Services Administration launched a new site where agencies get help on cloud procurement, security and implementation.
The Tech to Protect Challenge is designed to boost capabilities of emergency responders with mobile apps, software applications, user interfaces, data systems and more.
As the Senate warned against potential threats to 5G security from Chinese companies, the Trump administration issued an executive order declaring foreign supply chain threats to the U.S. telecommunications system a national emergency.
With the high number of cloud implementation failures, agencies can use good, simple advice as they work to actually achieve value from the cloud.
When District government employees book rides for official business through the Via app, their agency gets the bill.
Following the Pentagon's lead with its $8.2 billion cloud Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract for email and collaboration services, the Office of Management and Budget is working out a version for civilian agencies.
Greater visibility into the status of their applications and servers allows administrators to quickly pinpoint the source of problems and respond faster.
Moving away from an on-premise strategy and toward a hybrid cloud approach takes care of many disaster recovery challenges, including affordability, flexibility and security.
Data must be shared across agencies and applications and become democratized -- a challenge complicated by an environment that combines countless on-prem and cloud-based implementations.