Management


DOD releases RFP for $11 billion health record project

The long-awaited procurement will modernize military health records and must sync with Veterans Affairs systems.

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Taming the wild west of cloud acquisition

Federal buyers have a variety of ways to approach cloud services. Here are some strategies for cutting through the chaos to find the best solution for your agency.

teleworker at laundromat

What to make of USPTO's telework troubles

Amid the bad press and congressional inquiries, telework proponents stress that management, not location, is what matters.

CTO Todd Park

U.S. CTO stepping down

Todd Park is moving to Silicon Valley to recruit talent into federal IT ranks.

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More hands-on engagement promised at this year's ELC

As the government pivots to agile, this year's ACT-IAC leadership meeting hones in on practical problem solving.

John DeLong, NSA compliance director

DeLong: NSA security reforms predate Snowden

Compliance director also claims explaining what NSA does is becoming a greater part of the agency's culture.

18F

'Hacking bureaucracy' at 18F

Greg Godbout, executive director of GSA's innovation lab, wants to set an example in hiring and other areas for the rest of the federal government to emulate.

David Bennett

DISA's Bennett preaches COTS and consolidation

The CIO of the Defense Information Systems Agency is finding that attachment to physical products is hard to shake.

Thomas Sharpe

GSA unveils unified acquisition strategy

the Federal Acquisition Service aims to be both a better provider and a trusted adviser.

Garren Givens

A new direction for Presidential Innovation Fellows

New PIF Director Garren Givens has revamped the selection process and installed a new system that means less "parachuting in" and wider opportunities for participants.

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CDM enters stage two: Critical applications

DHS has secured funding for a program to tackle the next layer of network vulnerabilities.

SEWP V

SEWP V awards delayed, start date unchanged

Contracts for SEWP V would be awarded sometime in September, not August, as had been previously planned.