GSA Announces Redesign of FedRAMP Website to Improve User Experience

“The program shifted into high-gear, helping agencies adopt secure cloud technologies,” said Dave Zvenyach, deputy commissioner of Federal Acquisition Service and director of Technology Transformation Services (TTS). “Meeting the technology needs of the federal government during the pandemic is our priority, and FedRAMP will continue to be an essential part of that effort.” https://www.meritalk.com/articles/gsa-announces-redesign-of-fedramp-website-to-improve-user-experience/

Memorandum for All GSA Contracting Activities: Increasing Opportunities for Americans with Disabilities

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) has asked all Federal agencies to enter into a pledge with the AbilityOne Commission to increase dollars going to the AbilityOne Program. This memorandum establishes the GSA pledge at 2% of dollars for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, and designates GSA’s AbilityOne Representative (ABOR). https://thecgp.org/images/SPE-Memo-SPE-2021-03_0.pdf

Drones are biggest tactical concern since the rise of IEDs in Iraq, CENTCOM boss says

by Kyle Rempfer, Army Times – The proliferation of small, cheap drones is the “most concerning tactical development” since the rise of the improvised explosive device in Iraq, Marine Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, who helms CENTCOM, said in prepared remarks at the Middle East Institute on Monday. https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2021/02/08/drones-are-biggest-tactical-concern-since-ieds-rose-in-iraq-four-star-says/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2002.09.21&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief