Media Coverage

  • August 01, 2014
    by Jason Miller, Federal News Radio
    Federal vendors will have to certify they are not violating 14 different federal labor laws in order to receive future government contracts. President Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday creating [...]
  • July 31, 2014
    by Dean Garfield
    We live in a 21st century society and economy being driven by technology, but our policies and policymakers are stuck in the 20th century.  The result is rather than letting our economy take flight, our [...]
  • July 30, 2014
    by Sean Lyngaas, Federal Computer Week
    A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a bill July 30 that would restructure federal IT procurement by, among other things, establishing a pilot program in the Office of Management and Budget to review [...]
  • July 30, 2014
    by Rebecca Carroll, Nextgov
    The latest plans to overhaul how the government buys and manages information technology are significantly less expensive than the ideas that circulated last year, according to nonpartisan projections. [...]
  • July 30, 2014
    by Alex Wilhelm and Cat Zakrzewski, TechCrunch
    As expected, Sen. Patrick Leahy introduced the USA FREEDOM Act to the upper chamber of Congress on Tuesday. The bill comes on the heels of a similar, weaker measure passed in the House that was widely [...]
  • July 28, 2014
    by Wendy Koch, USA Today
    U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson called on the Obama administration Monday to scrutinize the tech industry's lack of diversity. "The government has a role to play" in ensuring that women and minorities [...]
  • July 28, 2014
    by Andy Medici, Federal Times
    The FBI is asking the private sector for ideas on how to construct a massive cloud infrastructure, a move that experts say could save the agency money and transform how it operates. The FBI’s Criminal [...]
  • July 21, 2014
    by Bien Perez, South China Morning Post
    China is under renewed pressure to push for the expansion of tariff cuts on information and communications technology products at the next Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) leaders' meeting, which [...]
  • July 16, 2014
    by Julian Hattem, The Hill
    The head of a major technology industry group is promising to tackle the lack of women and minority employees at major tech firms.  In an op-ed in USA Today on Wednesday, Information Technology Industry [...]
  • July 16, 2014
    by ITI President and CEO Dean Garfield
    The tech industry is improving the way we connect, work and play thanks to an innovation revolution that is powering America's economy. But the tech industry has a diversity challenge that needs the same [...]