IT Budget Forecast for NASA, State and Treasury

During the TechAmerica Foundation’s Vison Forecast Conference, attendees delved deep into many of the civilian federal agencies. Vision volunteer Steve Vetter on the NASA session noted that 45 percent of NASA’s budget is in the human exploration and operations mission directorate which oversees space ops and exploration systems, including the launch from last night.  Other…

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How Will the Federal Budget Impact Civilian Agencies’ IT Needs?

Kicking off Civilian IT Day of TechAmerica Foundation’s Vision Conference, Stan Collender, national director, financial communications, Qorvis MSLGROUP, said, “The upcoming election won’t matter much in terms of the budget.” Collender discussed how the House will be under Republican control, but that the real play will be in the Senate.  If the Republicans get all…

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Tech to Support War Fighters

How can IT augment our military capabilities? During the Vision Federal Market Forecast Conference, Tom Verbeck, Vision team chair of C4ISR (Command and Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance), shared feedback received based on interviews from across the services and a variety of agencies. Verbeck specifically focused on the challenges and the needs going…

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DoD’s McCord Addresses Budget Outlook at Vision Forecast Conference

How will world events affect the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) budget?  During TechAmerica Foundation’s Vision Federal Market Forecast Conference, Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer Mike McCord said economics generally are favorable — rates have been low for seven years, inflation has been low, and we are facing a bright energy…

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