Technology Matters

How effective are report cards in measuring cyber success?

How effective are report cards in measuring cyber success?

Robert Bigman, founder of 2BSecure and former Chief Information Security Officer at the CIA, talks about the effectiveness of report...
GAO rolls out Tech  Readiness Assessment Guide

GAO rolls out Tech Readiness Assessment Guide

Chief Scientist at the Government Accountability Office, Timothy Persons, discusses the latest edition to GAO’s assessment guides: the Technology Readiness...
OMB Circular A-130 and digital government

OMB Circular A-130 and digital government

Mark Forman, general manager of the public sector division at Unisys, discusses changes made by the Office of Management and...
Things to watch for in the Alliant 3 RFPs

Things to watch for in the Alliant 3 RFPs

Aisha Mian, managing consultant for the government contract services group at Aronson, offered insight on what contractors should watch for...
Crowdsourcing, challenges and prizes across government

Crowdsourcing, challenges and prizes across government

Jenn Gustetic, small business innovation research program executive at NASA, discussed her work on crowdsourcing in government. Gustetic is a...
White House releases new open source policy

White House releases new open source policy

NextGov reporter Mohana Ravindranath explains the possible impact of a new open source policy from the White House.
The Federal Beat

The Federal Beat

Defense One global business editor Marcus Weisgerber, Washington Technology editor-in-chief Nick Wakeman, and FedScoop managing editor Billy Mitchell discussed the...
GSA promises a better Schedule 70

GSA promises a better Schedule 70

Kay Ely, director of IT schedules programs at the General Services Administration, discussed her agency’s promise for “a better Schedule...
DARPA’s cyber grand challenge

DARPA’s cyber grand challenge

FedScoop technology editor Greg Otto explained why the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, is searching for cybersecurity solutions...
Two funding models for IT modernization

Two funding models for IT modernization

Cyrrus Analytics founder Rich Beutel discussed two funding models for IT modernization currently being considered on Capitol Hill — the...
OMB’s data center consolidation agenda

OMB’s data center consolidation agenda

Karen Evans, National Director for the U.S. Cyber Challenge talks about the Obama Administration’s new guidance on data center optimization,...
Enterprise Risk Management Playbook

Enterprise Risk Management Playbook

Chief Risk Officer at the Treasury Department, Ken Phelan discusses the Enterprise Risk Management Playbook, released by the Chief Financial...
Future of the federal digital transformation

Future of the federal digital transformation

Kymm McCabe, technology principal at Deloitte, discusses why she believes digital services in the federal government are at an inflection...
GAO talks 18F

GAO talks 18F

David Powner, Director, IT Management Issues at GAO talks to Francis about the transparency and redundancy of 18F.
Implementing category management

Implementing category management

Angela Styles, Partner at Crowell and Moring, looks at data transaction reporting rules, category management and Fair Pay Executive Order.
Will there be increased agency oversight on Capitol Hill?

Will there be increased agency oversight on Capitol Hill?

David Hawkings, Senior Editor for CQ Roll Call, talks about the first social media non-filibusterer. He also explores the possibility of...
GSA releases new RFP for Alliant 2

GSA releases new RFP for Alliant 2

Mary Davie, IT Category Manager for OPM, discuss GSA’s release of RFPs for Alliant 2 and the future of category...
EPA planning $200 million agile contract

EPA planning $200 million agile contract

Ann Dunkin, chief information officer at the Environmental Protection Agency discusses her agency’s ambitious move toward agile development.
Two major changes for FedRAMP

Two major changes for FedRAMP

U.S. Cyber Challenge national director Karen Evans offered insight on new security and approval efforts for the General Services Administration’s...
Federal Beat on FedRAMP

Federal Beat on FedRAMP

Government Executive staff writer Eric Katz, FCW staff writer Aisha Chowdhry, and FedScoop technology editor Greg Otto discuss the headlines...
TSP’s 5-year plan focuses on cybersecurity

TSP’s 5-year plan focuses on cybersecurity

Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, discussed a strategy shift for the Thrift...
Countdown to data deadline

Countdown to data deadline

Data Coalition executive director Hudson Hollister discussed the countdown to DATA Act compliance and the results of his new report,...
The federal government and Silicon Valley

The federal government and Silicon Valley

Shawn Kingsberry, leader of the global digital government practice at Unisys, discussed the relationship between government and Silicon Valley.
Investigation into Library of Congress cyber attack

Investigation into Library of Congress cyber attack

Nikki Parker, vice president of growth & strategy at Covata, discussed the investigation into a cyber attack on the Library...