Change Management Critical Element in VA Supply Chain Modernization

The US Department of Veterans Affairs is in the early stages of a massive modernization effort central to accomplishing the agency’s mission. The VA is developing a strategy to modernize and completely redesign its supply chain. That supply chain manages all goods, services and information flow between stakeholders, which start from those within the VA, … Read more

Building Effective Disaster Response Through Better Communication and Collaboration

Far too many natural and manmade disasters have illustrated the problems that arise when countless people are attempting to contact first responders, family, and friends at the exact same time. In the twenty-first century, these issues were evident on September 11, 2001, as well as after natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and Hurricane … Read more

Qlik’s Public Sector Summit Celebrates the Future of Data and Analytics for Government

For today’s public sector organisations, relying on traditional business intelligence is no longer enough to be able to deliver on the mission. Analytics processes need to be capable of informing immediate action based on real-time, up-to-date data and insights. This dynamic approach to intelligence is relatively nascent, and with limited resources, it can be challenging … Read more

House Subcommittee Hearing Examines Human Side of Telecom Bills

As more bipartisan tech-focused bills gain traction in Congress, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing innovation focusing on the security and behind several telecommunications bills. Expert witnesses accompanied lawmakers during the Tuesday hearing on the importance of bridging the digital divide with widespread broadband access nationwide. … Read more

Federal CISO: Recommendations In to Acquisition Council for Software Procurement

The Office of Management and Budget has fulfilled more of its obligations under a cybersecurity executive order, including the submission of a proposal to the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council to reform language agencies can use to acquire software. Executive Order 14028, issued last May in response to the “SolarWinds” hack that compromised at least nine … Read more