TSA is not effectively monitoring data or conducting appropriate tests of its Advanced Imaging Technology scanning machines at U.S. airports.
Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall and Sen. Joe Donnelly used an Armed Services Committee hearing to discuss the possibility of using the same cost guidelines for IT and weapons systems.
Lawmakers have given agencies long-term funding clarity for the first time in years. But the lack of budget drama could open the door to other conflicts.
For Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, getting to know Capitol Hill has not been a pleasant experience.
Integrating IT employees into the larger agency culture and allowing them to innovate are crucial to recruiting the best and brightest for the federal workforce, experts say.
The nonbinding rules are aimed at reducing vulnerabilities in the power sector's procurement process.
The department's inspector general used automated software to direct suspicious traffic at the public-facing websites of five offices; only one analyzed and moved to block the threat.
The goal is to deliver better-focused training packages with more cost-effective contracts.
Overhauling the defense acquisition process is a national security imperative in tight budget times, argues a consultant and former Marine major general.
Alan Balutis argues that focusing too much on "commodity IT" is an abdication of the CIO's mission.
Federal workers lack confidence that their employers will support efforts at innovation, says a new report from the Partnership for Public Service.
Programs aimed at cutting through the weeds of the procurement process can help, but many small vendors feel other federal efforts are stacked against them.