The rising cyber threat has prompted the U.S. Army Human Resources Command to separate cybersecurity from general computer professional services.
Renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement is a priority for the Trump administration, and lobbying on trade issues could accelerate for U.S. companies that generate significant revenue in Canada and Mexico.
Information-technology vendors to the federal government stand to gain from the White House Office of Management and Budget’s “America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again.”
To meet the growing demand for cyber-vulnerability testing and training, the Defense Department’s Test Resource Management Center wants to set up and operate an integrated suite of facilities like the National Cyber Range.
The Pentagon will begin taking submissions for its Rapid Innovation Fund at the end of the month, according to a March 17 announcement. The fund is used to quickly test and integrate innovative technologies that solve critical national security needs.
The Science and Technology Directorate of U.S. Special Operations Command has launched an online “virtual symposium,” featuring presentations on technology that could accelerate innovation for special forces.
President Donald Trump is requesting a big boost to military spending in the fiscal 2018 budget request blueprint. Of the proposed $52.3 billion increase for the Pentagon about $27.5 billion will flow to contractors.
Customs and Border Protection is seeking to save money and stabilize operations by merging orders for data center support services into a single information technology contract.
Federal agencies spent $69.6 billion on professional services in fiscal 2016, according to the General Services Administration’s revised market definition.