Tag Archives: Interior Department

OPM Breach Draws Attention to Government’s IT Shared Services Adoption; Samuel Schumach, John Marshall Comment

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a statement citing the possible association of an Interior Department-run shared services data center with a breach that may have exposed records of 4 million current and former federal employees at the Office of Personnel Management, Government Executive reported Friday. Although the potential link …

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Interior Dept Seeks Sources to Update Military OneSource Website

The Interior Department has asked for industry feedback on best practices and service delivery options to be implemented in the Defense Department’s resource hub for military families. DOI released a request for information Dec. 15 to gather comments on how to modify the Military OneSource website’s processes for outreach, engagement and online program delivery. …

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Deltek: Agencies Handed Down $17B in FY 2013 Cloud Contracts

Research firm Deltek has found that federal agencies collectively awarded $17 billion in cloud computing contracts during the 2013 fiscal year, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Analyst Alex Rossino writes civilian agencies accounted for the largest share of contracts at $16.5 billion, while defense agencies awarded $65 million total. Some of …

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Interior Shifts to New IT Approach; Bernie Mazer Comments

The Interior Department has shifted to a new approach of executing its information technology consolidation initiatives after close to three years of preparation, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes the transformation began in 2010 when Former Secretary Ken Salazar streamlined the leadership structure within the Office of the Chief …

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Sally Jewell Overwhelmingly Confirmed Interior Secretary

Sally Jewell, CEO of outdoor equipment retail giant Recreational Equipment Inc., was confirmed by an 87-11 vote in the Senate as the next interior secretary. Jewell has said she plans to resign from the company upon her confirmation by the Senate, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. She will succeed Ken Salazar and …

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Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to Leave Cabinet

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will step down from his position by the end of March to spend more time with his family in Colorado, the Denver Post reports. Allison Sherry writes President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden wanted Salazar to stay on but his office told the Denver …

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