technology


Fedstival



Fedstival
September 18, 2017 – September 22, 2017 The second annual Fedstival event will take place between September 18 and 22, at Sidney Harman Hall in Washington, DC. Fedstival 2017 takes an unprecedented look at the new administration’s agenda in management, workforce and IT innovation. Top thinkers and writers from Government… Read More

Former DHS official calls for new roles and missions commission



Former DHS official calls for new roles and missions commission
In a recent Homeland Security Today article, a former Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official stated that DHS is in need of reauthorizing legislation that will reaffirm and update the department’s organizations and functions. Daniel M. Gerstein, who was the undersecretary (acting) and deputy undersecretary in DHS’s Science and Technology… Read More

Interagency collaboration encouraged during transition



Interagency collaboration encouraged during transition
A report published this month by MITRE suggests the Trump administration can successfully meet its technological innovation goals through better information sharing and interagency cooperation. The paper is part of a collection aimed at helping Presidential candidates and their transition teams during the Transition. The new report reviews how important… Read More

DHS and NASA partner for security innovation



DHS and NASA partner for security innovation
On April 13, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced their partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation (CoECI) to develop new technology solutions to advance homeland security. DHS and NASA’s endeavor seeks innovation through publicly crowdsourced prize competitions.  “We’re creating opportunities… Read More

DoD, private sector partner in tech innovation



DoD, private sector partner in tech innovation
On March 2, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter spoke at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. The RSA Conference was part of Secretary Carter’s West Coast trip to discuss technology and cybersecurity with the nation’s top innovative industries. At the conference, Carter engaged in a “fireside chat” with moderator Ted… Read More

Research suggests use of DoD-developed technology along U.S. border



Research suggests use of DoD-developed technology along U.S. border

The RAND Corporation recently completed research into Department of Homeland Security and the Drug Enforcement Administration use of DoD-funded intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance technologies along the U.S. southern border...