Tag Archives: federal agency

Oracle’s Celeste O’Dea: Cloud-Based Tech Offers Agencies Means to Streamline Hiring Process

Celeste O’Dea, business development director for public sector technology at Oracle, has said cloud-based technologies could help federal agencies recruit a new generation of public sector workers and retain existing workforce. O’Dea wrote in a Nextgov article published Friday that human capital management and talent acquisition systems on the cloud could aid agencies in streamlining recruitment procedures and outcomes.

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Dell EMC Survey: Federal IT Execs Single Out Cloud as Govt’s Top Tech Trend

A new survey backed by Dell EMC says 91 percent of federal market information technology leaders consider cloud computing as the top technology trend at their agencies. Dell said Wednesday it commissioned market research firm Penn Schoen Berland to conduct an online survey of 100 federal IT and business decision makers in May as an extension …

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Forcepoint Survey: Millennials’ Use of Public Wi-Fi, Same Password Presents Cyber Risks to Govt IT Infrastructure

A Forcepoint study says that millennials’ attitudes toward the use of technology platforms could pose a security risk to the U.S. federal government’s information technology infrastructure. Forcepoint said Tuesday it surveyed over 670 millennials who were born between 1977 and 1994 and found that nearly 25 percent of respondents said …

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Unisys’ Casey Coleman: Agencies Should Proceed With Caution in ‘Internet of Things’

Casey Coleman, group vice president for federal civilian agencies at Unisys, has said the adoption of internet of things could help federal agencies change the way they deliver government services. Coleman wrote in a Federal Times article published Friday that IoT offers opportunities for agencies to update aging infrastructure as well as …

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Carahsoft’s John Lee: SEWP Contract Vehicle Key to Agencies’ Cloud Tech Adoption

John Lee, vice president of cloud services at Carahsoft Technology, has said federal agencies should use NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement vehicle to buy information technology products and services in order to facilitate their transition to cloud computing environments. Lee wrote in an article published Tuesday that agencies can also leverage SEWP’s statements …

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Cambridge International Systems Lands IT Security Support Contract With NASA

Cambridge International Systems has received a five-year contract from NASA to provide information technology management and other technical services in support of the Johnson Space Center’s Base Information Technology Security Program. The space agency made the award under the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center Chief Information …

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Upsite Technologies’ Data Center Airflow Mgmt Tools Offered via Access Floor Systems GSA Contract

Upsite Technologies has teamed up with Access Floor Systems.com to offer federal agencies a line of airflow management systems for data centers through a General Services Administration schedule contract. The Upsite Technologies-built AisleLok suite of modular containment platforms and airflow management tools will be available for purchase on the GSA Advantage ordering …

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Coast Guard Picks eGlobalTech for FOIA Request Support Services Contract

The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded eGlobalTech a three-year contract to help the service branch’s management programs and policy division handle Freedom of Information Act-related requests. Work includes management of FOIA-related inquiries, status updates request and process coordination, eGlobalTech said Tuesday. The contract also covers support for the management of FOIA appeals, including the assessment …

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Dell Survey: 82% of Federal Agencies Use NIST Cyber Framework

A new Dell survey has found that 82 percent of federal information technology personnel say their agencies use the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity in efforts to improve security of computer networks. The NIST cybersecurity framework aims to help agencies “identify, detect, protect, respond and recover …

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