Federal Firebrands

It’s a long way from ideation to execution on the road to Federal IT modernization. Between an agency knowing what it wants and finally getting what it needs to excel in mission and service to citizens can be a rugged and winding road. […]

CDM Central

Perhaps the most ambitious and transformational information security project ever attempted by the Federal government – the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program – is set to go under the microscope on October 10 at MeriTalk’s CDM Central conference dedicated to navigating the Federal cybersecurity roadmap.


While two teams made up of Federal and industry IT executives battled for honors out on the cricket pitch under brilliant sunshine on Saturday, the biggest winner of the day was the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore (USO-Metro), which raised thousands at the annual event to benefit members of the U.S. military and their families.


Cyber Smoke

MeriTalk announced July 8 that it purchased Cyber Smoke, which hosts bi-monthly gatherings of Federal IT and industry officials that have become “must-attend” exchanges for government and industry in the Washington area. Terms of the purchase from Intelvative were not disclosed.