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Jack Corrigan

Staff Correspondent Jack Corrigan covers emerging government technology and IT policy. He joined Nextgov as an editorial fellow in the summer of 2017 and previously wrote for publications around his hometown of Chicago. He is a graduate of Northwestern University.
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Improve Your Agency's Customer Experience in 8 Steps

August 3, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow With the White House and Congress pushing agencies to bring citizen services into the 21st century, a government tech trade group released a step-by-step guide for approaching customer experience renovations at your organization. The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council on Monday published the Customer Experience Playbook, which...

USDA Kicks Off Bidding for Second Round of IT Overhaul Contacts

August 2, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Agriculture Department officially kicked off bidding for the second round of contracts in its IT Centers of Excellence program this week. The department released contracts to support five critical IT areas highlighted during the first phase of the initiative—cloud adoption, infrastructure optimization, customer experience, service delivery analytics and contact...

Pentagon Expands Mobile Device Management Services

August 2, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Defense Information Systems Agency on Wednesday announced plans to expand its Mobility Unclassified Capability, which allows government-issued devices to access internal networks and services for unclassified purposes. Previously, the program was only available to those who also signed up for cloud-based Defense Enterprise Email services. Contractors, mission partners, services...

The Government Needs Better Data to Stop Election Meddling

August 2, 2018 Online platforms need to be more transparent with government to help fight increasingly sophisticated online misinformation campaigns led by Russia and other adversaries, social media experts and internet analysts told lawmakers on Wednesday. Government leaders must also make it clear to adversaries there will be consequences if they attempt to...

The Government Needs Better Data to Stop Election Meddling

August 1, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Online platforms need to be more transparent with government to help fight increasingly sophisticated online misinformation campaigns led by Russia and other adversaries, social media experts and internet analysts told lawmakers on Wednesday. Government leaders must also make it clear to adversaries there will be consequences if they attempt to...

White House Sets Top Research & Development Priorities for 2020

July 31, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The White House on Tuesday outlined the top research and development areas where it wants agencies to focus funds in fiscal 2020. In a memo to agency leaders, the Office of Science and Technology Policy highlighted artificial intelligence, quantum computing, 5G broadband and national security technology among the Trump administration’s...

VA is Rethinking Its Entire Online Presence

July 31, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Veterans Affairs Department is looking for a team of developers to consolidate its far-flung agency websites into a single, user-friendly online portal. The vendor would lead a complete redesign of the agency’s primary website, VA.gov, which would include building a new content management system within the VA Enterprise Cloud...

How GSA is Helping Small Businesses Get Contracts Faster

July 30, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Officials at the General Services Administration on Monday said a new pilot program will speed up the government’s adoption of innovative technologies by helping companies in the Small Business Innovation Research program more quickly strike deals with federal agencies. Last week GSA launched a pilot that would open up Assisted...

Lawmakers Unveil Plans for Agency Telework and Cloud Security

July 30, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Tech and cyber watchers will be focused on the Senate floor this week where the conference version of the National Defense Authorization Act is awaiting final passage. The House passed it Thursday by a vote of 359-54. The cyber and tech-heavy conference bill banned the Chinese telecoms Huawei and ZTE...

NASA Wants to Know If Space Travel Affects Plant and Animal Evolution

July 27, 2018 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Matt Damon already proved potatoes can survive on Mars, but NASA now wants to figure out how spaceflight and changing gravity patterns impact the way other plants and animals grow and develop. The space agency began accepting proposals for a number of different projects under its space biology research program,...