Tag Archives: civilian agencies

Report: DoD Cut FY 2014 Contract Spending by 8%

Figures released by the Federal Procurement Data System show that the Defense Department‘s overall spending dropped 8 percent last fiscal year to $284.9 billion, Federal Times reported Thursday. Andy Medici writes a Federal Times analysis of FPDS data found that although many non-defense government agencies increased their spending on contracts …

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IDC: FY 2015 Civilian IT Spending to Exceed Defense Agencies

A new study by IDC Government Insights forecasts IT spending among civilian agencies to exceed initial fiscal year 2015 projections by $4.5 billion by September and exceed spending of civilian agencies by 15.4 percent. IDC said Friday the new IT spending projection is a 10.3 percent increase from the original to reach a total of $48.1 …

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Army Wraps Up Cloud Email Move; Michael Krieger Comments

The U.S. Army has completed the migration of its email service to a cloud computing infrastructure, aiming to save $380 million in costs by 2017, the Army Press Service reported Tuesday. Margaret McBride writes the Department of Defense Enterprise Email program resulted from an initiative started two years ago to update …

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