Management


Thomas Sharpe

Sharpe explains what's in the hallways

The head of the Federal Acquisition Service says “category hallways” will be beacons to federal buyers and suppliers looking for ways to manage the procurement process.

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VA accepts contractors' offer of help with scheduling

The Northern Virginia Technology Council volunteered its services in June to help the Veterans Affairs Department fix its patient scheduling system.

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Uncle Sam's List goes public

The formerly feds-only project is a one-stop shop for agencies to find and buy shared services.

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CDM dashboard stirs second contractor controversy

Agiliance is complaining that two companies involved in the Department of Homeland Security's acquisition engaged in questionable joint marketing.

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'You need to talk in terms of operational impact'

Tales from the trenches about why it's so hard to get buy-in for cyber and other IT initiatives.

Captain Michael Abreu

Navy, HP tout NGEN as a model for IT services

The Navy’s Next Generation Enterprise Network is slated for full operation throughout the service on Oct. 1.

GSA CIO Sonny Hashmi (Photo by Zaid Hamid)

Much to learn they still have

GSA CIO Sonny Hashmi’s "Jedi Council" is assisting the development of new technology at the agency, then explaining how to use it.

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DOD Deputy CIO: 'Cybersecurity should vary by mission'

Richard Hale says everyone playing by one set of rules inhibits innovation, including migration to a cloud and development of a mobile environment.

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OPM terminating USIS background-check contract

Firm confirms that key contract will expire Sept. 30.

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IT chiefs shouldn't fear the dark side

IT undergrounds can create problems, but managers should leverage such networks to find and address gaps in their systems.

IRS, CMS on track to meet health law deadlines, officials say

With open enrollment and tax season approaching, senior officials say IT systems will be ready to support insurance shoppers and tax filers.

Reginald Brothers of DHS

Taking more risks for better tech

Four months after being sworn in as undersecretary in charge of DHS’s Science and Technology Directorate, Reginald Brothers told lawmakers his team is getting better at coordinating R&D.