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NASA seeks input on data center consolidation strategies

The agency wants proposals for short-term and long-term fixes.

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DOD tax problems, Microsoft training and Amazon’s cloudy cloud

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Labor's modernization effort hinges on Congress

Funding for the Digital Government Integrated Platform is uncertain until appropriators move a Labor Department spending bill.

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State Department: Crash not 'malicious'

The Consular Consolidated Database is operating at limited capacity after a glitch crippled it July 19.

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USGS shakes up earthquake maps

An updated National Seismic Hazard Map reminds that the risks extend far beyond California.

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Moving targets, Logan kiosks and industry's view of LPTA

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Do you know who will follow you?

Editor-in-Chief Troy K. Schneider says agencies could learn from the private sector's approach to succession planning.

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A $300 million IT flop

Six years and nearly $300 million later, the Social Security Administration has decided to press "reset" on its project to improve the claim processing system. Here's what happened.

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FBI plans Amazon cloud for developers

The FBI is looking for an unclassified system that conforms to the FISMA-moderate security level.

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OFPP nominee lays out agenda

Anne Rung told senators at her confirmation hearing that she hopes to create areas of specialization for acquisition officials.

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State's passport and visa system crashes

Problems with the Consular Consolidated Database could strand thousands of people waiting for documents around the globe.

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'Our goal is to eliminate you as an agency'

Senators grill a little-known Commerce Department agency on whether it's a redundant repository for reports and a middleman for agencies seeking to avoid complicated acquisition rules.