Although agencies have tools to make procurement more effective, 2013 is likely to remain a difficult year for acquisition workforce challenges.
Security and BYOD concerns move closer to resolution as the trend toward greater use of mobile devices picks up speed.
While security concerns still bedevil telework, agencies are beginning to meet the challenge with results to show for it.
As it becomes widely recognized that simple techniques aren't secure enough to prevent unauthorized access to government information, agencies are considering other options.
Whether by intent or neglect, it's still common for poor performers to be stashed in agency 'holding pens.' PLUS: How to prevent poor performance.
The Marine Corps wants to change the way it handles its tactical systems and garrison IT once its Next Generation Enterprise Network contract goes into effect in May 2014.
Another agency decides data deserves a C-suite champion.
Senator calls for elimination of nearly 400 no-longer-necessary reports.
New law calls for expanded use of existing databases to guard against fraud and error.
In a new set of papers, Booz Allen Hamilton details its Cloud Analytics Reference Architecture, blending big data and cloud computing into a solution that agencies are using to detect threats.
A new report documents some successful social-media programs, offers advice for agencies.
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