July 11, 2019
New Cyber Scoring Drags Down Agency FITARA Scores premium
The latest data on the progress of federal government agencies’ implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) was released on June 26 by the House Oversight and Reform Committee as Scorecard 8.0. Although FITARA has been law since 2014, many agencies are struggling to enact its mandates which measure IT portfolio review […]
July 10, 2019
The Sky is Not the Limit: Takeaways from the AWS Public Sector Summit premium
Key takeaways show how public sector customers are achieving more with cloud. As cloud continues to transform the public sector, cloud has had its own metamorphosis: from a trendy buzz word to a catalyst for meaningful change, innovation, and more. Last month, AWS hosted its 10th annual AWS Public Sector Summit. The conference brought together […]
June 4, 2019
Leverage DLT’s Growing Portfolio During State Fiscal Year-End premium
Many states’ fiscal years are quickly coming to an end, and at DLT we’re committed to making the job of the procurement officer as easy as possible as they scramble to make smart and responsible purchasing decisions with remaining taxpayer dollars. Part of this process is raising awareness of what’s new in our extensive portfolio of […]
May 7, 2019
What is a Master Government Aggregator? premium
Earlier this year DLT announced they were selected as the “Master Government Aggregator” for 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software leader, Autodesk. The software tools provided by Autodesk are essential for many government uses and missions: they are used to design and construct critical infrastructure and buildings, they’re used in the operations and maintenance of facilities, used to […]
How BIM Makes the IPD Model Possible – a Q&A with BuroHappold premium
Not all Ivy League schools have massive endowments and bank accounts. Some have to get more creative when looking to build new facilities on a budget – or simply embrace innovative new approaches to design and construction. And that’s exactly what Brown University did when they decided to build their new Engineering Research Center – a state of the […]
What’s New in AutoCAD 2020 for Govies? premium
It’s that time of year again! Spring is here and Autodesk has commenced its steady roll-out of 2020 software releases. First off is AutoCAD 2020. Released in late March 2019, AutoCAD 2020 includes interesting and exciting new features. With a subscription to AutoCAD 2020, you’ll get industry-specific toolsets; improved workflows across all your devices – web, […]
February 28, 2019
Moving Target “Polymorphic” Defense premium
Before reading this blog, watch the webinar above, featuring myself and DLT’s Don Maclean, to learn more about how innovative technologies such as polymorphic malware are effective on a technical level, but offer a much-needed boost to the morale of the security industry.  This positive outlook, I believe, can entice talent into this industry, as it […]
December 13, 2018
BIM Dominates Top Five GovDesignHub Articles of 2018 premium
When we launched GovDesignHub in the spring of 2018, we had one goal in mind – to address the lack of resources, discussion, and analysis available online for those who practice in government digital design ecosystem. Today, we’re proud to be the only website that showcases government design projects and the technology used to support […]
Tom Temin: Understanding the Color of Federal Money premium
Congress first enacted federal appropriations law in 1809. It’s kept lawyers, contractors, and judges busy ever since. A question arising in many sellers’ minds at this time of year is, what money is available for contracts in more than one fiscal year? Typically Congress appropriates the bulk of contracting dollars to be obligated and disbursed in […]
City of New York Champions Design and Construction Excellence with the Power of BIM premium
New York City Department of Design and Construction (NYC DDC) handles some of the most exciting and dynamic architectural and infrastructure challenges in the world. As the City’s primary capital construction project manager, the NYC DDC designs, renovates, and builds the public facilities (such as firehouses, libraries, police precincts, etc.) and street infrastructure on which […]
Autodesk Tech Writer