Tag Archives: Trey Hodgkins

Trey Hodgkins: Industry Seeks Collaboration With Incoming Administration to Address Govt IT, Cyber Challenges

Trey Hodgkins, senior vice president of the Information Technology Alliance for Public Sector, said the technology industry wants to collaborate with the incoming administration to help address cybersecurity, IT modernization and procurement challenges in the federal government, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Terry Wing writes that Hodgkins said there is a common understanding within the …

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IT Alliance for Public Sector Asks Trump to Build Up Govt Cybersecurity Through IT Modernization, Acquisition Reforms

A division of the Information Technology Industry Council has provided President-elect Donald Trump with several recommendations to help build up the cybersecurity posture of federal agencies. The IT Alliance for Public Sector asked Trump in a letter published Thursday to direct agencies to develop an inventory of information technology systems, software and …

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Omnibus Could Change Some Chinese Supply Chain Restrictions

Lawmakers have included language in a fiscal year 2014 “omnibus” spending bill that would change some supply chain regulations for four agencies regarding purchases from China, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes the rules, if the bill passes, keeps some limits in place on IT gear purchases from contractors owned or subsidized …

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Industry Looks Into Procurement Reform Talk

Some industry watchers have weighed in on the future of federal information technology procurement and factors that could lead to comprehensive reform on the government’s IT acquisition practices, FCW reported Wednesday. Mark Rockwell cited experts as saying the call for change could have been catalyzed by the issues encountered with …

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Congress to Weigh Defense Authorization Bill with CIO Focus

A defense authorization bill is expected to be a priority in Congress this fall as both the House of Representatives and Senate seek to define the roles of federal chief information officers, FCW reported Friday. Adam Mazmanian writes Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act co-sponsor Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) said the …

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Senate Bill Does Not Deem Analysts Lobbyists

Analysts would no longer be required to register as lobbyists under a Senate bill passed unanimously Thursday. The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act is intended to combat insider trading of government officials based on political intelligence. The House had passed an earlier version of the STOCK Act that would …

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