To maximize the potential of the cloud, state and local departments need to centrally manage their policies and procedures that should apply to all systems.
Although the mandates surrounding operational effectiveness are all intended to promote the adoption of private-sector best practices, it is not always clear how best to implement them within the federal environment. This creates an interesting opportunity for forward-thinking leaders to design implementation approaches that will work best for their environment.
In most IT contracts the first phase requires the contractor to develop a set of requirements. If the requirements weren’t known when the Request for Proposal (RFP) was written, how can we expect a valid bid in the contractor’s proposal?
Leadership needs to find the highest impact and most valuable solutions to answer employees’ demands and allow for expansion down the road.
OPM’s reorganization continued Thursday when a legislative plan submitted to Congress detailed steps for the long-promised dissolution of the standalone office.
The federal government announced a new initiative on Friday that moves shared service missions into central offices to standardize purchasing.
Modern technology can make these aims attainable when the right solution is found, bridging the gap between government and a segmented population.
In the wake of the administration’s Cloud Smart strategy, VA is moving all of its existing applications to cloud and building all of its new applications to be cloud-ready.
When creating a procurement chatbot (or any chatbot, for that matter), you need to have specific end goals in mind. We had three main goals for our IT procurement chatbot, PAIGE, that was designed to streamline the procurement process for state and local governments.
As part of the expanding Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program, the Homeland Security Department (DHS) plans to bring on another 30 employees to evaluate, monitor and standardize cybersecurity capabilities across agencies.