Tag Archives: emerging technologies

Bill Zielinski: IT Modernization Spans Cloud, Emerging Tech Efforts

Bill Zielinski, acting assistant commissioner of General Services Administrations' office of information technology category, has identified four key areas of IT modernization the government is focusing on, Nextgov reported Thursday. Zielinski noted during a recent ACT-IAC event that agencies are heavily promoting cloud, emerging technology, chief data officer responsibilities and supply chain risk mitigation.

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FBI, DHS Officials on Threats, Benefits of Emerging Techs

Officials from FBI and the Department of Homeland Security said that agencies should look at the advantages and potential risks of integrating emerging technologies, like the cloud, 5G network and augmented reality, into their operations, GovernmentCIO Media & Research reported Thursday. Federal agencies are exploring the cloud that could increase flexibility and accessibility of data.

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Michael Griffin: DoD Labs Must Work, Collaborate to Support Warfighters

Michael Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, highlighted the mission of the Department of Defense's organic laboratories during DoD Lab Day. He said that laboratory engineers must work with a balance between speed, diligence and quality to boost the military's lethality and protection, DoD said Thursday

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OFPP Plans to Deploy Emerging Tech for Acquisition Operations

The Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Federal Procurement Policy is working to implement emerging technology to streamline acquisition procedures, FedScoop reported Friday. Joanie Newhart, associate administrator of acquisition workforce programs at the OFPP, said the office is collaborating with the Chief Acquisition Officer Council to deploy new technologies like robotics and artificial intelligence to handle the workload and repetitive functions during the recent 2019 FedScoop IT Modernization Summit.

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GSA Releases Emerging Citizen Tech Guide for Federal Agencies

The General Services Administration has created an open source guide on emerging service-applicable technologies, such as blockchain and artificial intelligence, to support government agencies in their efforts to implement these tools. The U.S. Emerging Citizen Technology Atlas contains cases, reports, program references and resources that resulted from collaborations between the U.S. government and …

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SolarWinds’ Chris LaPoint: InfoSec, Systems, Network Roles to Evolve in Gov’t IT

Based on the results of SolarWinds‘ latest public sector IT survey, Chris LaPoint, the company’s vice president of product management, believes training on emerging technologies for government IT professionals is crucial in order to adapt to evolving roles. In an interview with Josh Davis posted Sunday on the Business 2 Community site, LaPoint said agency adoption …

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