How NASA Wants to Explore AI

23 Jul 2019
NASA is seeking to address barriers with advanced technology in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Specifically, the organization is looking to apply AI to aeronautics, operations, human capital, and IT support.  Improvements to projects can take significant strides with machine...

Addressing Cybersecurity Threats for State, Local Governments

17 Jul 2019
State and local governments face looming cybersecurity threats but emerging tech may be able to address the issues Cybersecurity in America is a complicated topic. Federal and state organizations rely on different network construction to protect valuable data. The federal government is heavily...

Air Force Awards Another IT-as-a-Service Contract

15 Jul 2019
Accenture Federal Services is now responsible for providing IT services to eight Air Force bases in lieu of the Air Force pivoting enterprise IT-as-a-service (EITaaS) to commercial companies. The EITaaS initiative will provide basic IT infrastructure and services to free up Air Force service...

NASA Awards 248 Small Business Contracts to Support Moon Mission

8 Jul 2019
Americans will be back on the Moon by 2024 –– a bold aim of the Trump Administration expressed March of this year. President Trump has signed off the implementation of the Space Policy Directive-1. He received a unanimous recommendation from the National Space Council to expedite regulations...

Federal IT Market Grew by 10 Percent in Fiscal 2018

3 Jul 2019
The Trump administration is making significant commitments to bolster information technology (IT) infrastructure. The federal government outlines intentions of substantial investments in digital services for citizens, upgrading information security, and data-driven decision making in the...

Public Spend Forum’s Public Procurement Weekly Roundup

21 Jun 2019
ECS lands a $276 million cyber award from DHS to deliver an advanced CDM Dashboard, Philadelphia plans to revise its procurement policies to support minority-owned businesses, and AR/VR tech continues to transform how governments use data and more efficiently offer improved services. All this and...

Utah Drone Company Could Win $100M Army Contract

21 Jun 2019
The U.S. Army placed a ban on Chinese drones a few years ago due to cybersecurity concerns. In the wake of such restrictions, there is now a demand for American-friendly drones to meet the Army’s combat expectations. Some of the requirements include flying up to 3 kilometers high, maintain 30...