Agile development can be less risky than the traditional approach, but getting the best results takes flexibility and continuous involvement by government and contractor teams.
FITARA, FISMA updates and a cybersecurity consolidation bill now move to the full Senate, as does the nomination of Shaun Donovan to head OMB.
The Pentagon’s acting CIO offers some blunt talk on how best to deploy a department-wide IT platform.
Military health care providers detailed their needs to industry in advance a decade-long multi-billion electronic health record procurement, while inside DOD an effort is underway to improve current data to pave the way for a new provider.
The goal of a NASA lecture and lab series is to lower the point of entry for people trying to access data, and to teach them how to use it.
News and notes from around the federal IT community
The spotlight on troubled federal IT project might loosen the purse strings a bit, suggests Capitol Solutions CEO David Taylor.
A new cybersecurity consulting service bets on simplicity and automation.
The White House's budget proposal for fiscal 2015 includes $79 billion for federal IT. These 10 projects alone will eat up a full 7 percent of that money.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
Start by thinking big. "There is always time later to rein in ideas to fit budget and schedule parameters," author Rod Pyle says.
The space agency has years of experience in taking the travel out of meetings and events.