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IDC: Cloud to Represent 8% of FY 2016 Federal IT Spend, Could Reach 50% Share by 2018

cloud

A new report by IDC Government Insights predicts overall agency spend on cloud computing technologies for fiscal year 2016 will represent 8.5 percent of the federal government’s overall information technology budget. That figure represents an increase from the 5-percent share reported for fiscal 2015 as the Federal CIO Council and Office of Management and Budget continue efforts to spur cloud …

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Mary Davie: GSA’s FAS Arm, DHA Forge $5B Health IT Procurement Partnership

health infosec

The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service and the Defense Health Agency have formed a seven-year partnership to invest $5.4 billion toward the procurement of health information technology services and systems. Mary Davie, head of FAS’ integrated technology office, said in a Thursday blog post DHA will purchase new health IT services through …

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Mary Davie: GSA Implements Programs to Ensure Gov’t IT Product Security

Mary Davie

The General Services Administration has launched several efforts to manage cybersecurity of information technology products and services that vendors provide to customer agencies. Mary Davie, assistant commissioner of the integrated technology service office at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, wrote in a blog entry posted Monday the agency will establish a supply chain …

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GAO: OMB, Treasury Should Clarify Some Federal Spending Data Definitions for DATA Act Implementation

financial reporting

The Government Accountability Office reports that some definitions that the Office of Management and Budget and Treasury Department issued for 57 federal spending data items could lead to inconsistency in reporting. GAO said in a January report that most of the definitions issued as part of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of …

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Report: White House to Request $95M Cyber Defense Budget for Fiscal 2017

cybersecurity

President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress for about $95 million in new funding to bolster cyber threat defense of computer systems across the government, Bloomberg reported Saturday. Angela Greiling Keane writes the Obama administration aims to prevent another massive breach following the Office of Personnel Management hack last year that compromised approximately …

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