• Workforce
    Norris Dam spillway. A hydroelectric dam operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Shutterstock ID 4523881 By Bryan Busovicki

    Tennessee Valley Authority lays off IT staff in favor of outsourcing

    The government-owned utility was "lagging" in its shift to managed services, the CIO said, and opted to go to a fully outsourced IT services plan. 06/03/2020

  • Defense
    5G network (m_kow/

    Pentagon names 7 new military sites for 5G testing

    The Defense Department has selected seven new military installations to conduct 5G testing and experimentation in several areas including augmented reality, wireless connectivity, and spectrum sharing. 06/03/2020

  • Acquisition
    IoT (a-image/

    Automation is advancing in federal acquisition

    Although bots that automate processes are common in federal acquisition, pure AI is still in beta mode, said experts. 06/03/2020

  • Comment
    BY By julia.m Royalty-free stock vector ID: 779956477

    Supplier ownership should be considered in assessing supply chain risk

    Many vendors lack transparency into their own supply chains. So how can vendors – as well as their government customers — be assured that their sub-tier suppliers do not pose threats or vulnerabilities? 06/03/2020

  • FCW Insider: June 3

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 06/03/2020

  • Cybersecurity
    By Iren Moroz shutterstock ID 566799760

    'Rip and replace' strategy for U.S. bulk power systems

    Department of Energy officials say they plan to use a recent executive order to tear out foreign-made parts and components if they believe they pose a national security or economic risk. 06/02/2020

  • Workforce
    By Mark Van Scyoc Royalty-free stock photo ID: 285175268

    OPM looks to its own reopening

    As Capitol Region local governments are starting to phase in their own reopening plans, the Office of Personnel Management put out a detailed guide for returning its own employees to the office. 06/02/2020

  • Oversight
    Dept of Labor

    DOL watchdog to probe OSHA inspections as workplaces reopen

    House lawmakers quizzed officials at the Labor Department's Office of Inspector General about plans to conduct oversight of the department's pandemic response. 06/02/2020

  • FCW Insider: June 2

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 06/02/2020

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