FAA NextGen

FAA’s NextGen system off course, says IG

A report from the DOT inspector general found longstanding problems with cost increases, schedule slips and performance shortfalls.

Obama and the budget

IT spending dips slightly in Obama budget request

All the net savings come on the defense side, where the request for IT funding is down about 6 percent from fiscal 2014 spending.

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Budget eyes better training for senior executives

The executive training proposal complements a broader, $56 billion plan aimed at improving customer service by federal agencies.

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites - NOAA

Weather satellite program appears back on track

Four of six instruments designed for NOAA’s next-gen system are ready for integration on the spacecraft, which is scheduled for launch in 2016.

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GAO: DOD, VA need to move on interoperable health records

The joint program needs better management and clear lines of responsibility, the watchdog agency said in a report.

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Army workforce management system questioned

A GAO report says the Army Workload and Performance System is duplicative and needs tighter oversight.

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Uncertainty after FedRAMP deadline, but oversight tools already exist

Feb. 28 reports will shed new light on agency's compliance efforts.

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Telework Week expected to draw 100,000-plus feds

Pledges for 2014 to work remotely have already exceeded last year's.

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Report: Government should backstop efforts to protect grid

A study from the Bipartisan Policy Center recommends incentives to persuade utility companies to comply with industry standards.

Behind the scenes at the tech surge

A new report reveals insider details from the scramble to save

Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo.

Two bills look to give small business an edge in contracting

Small Business Committee Chairman Sam Graves hopes that putting teeth in data reporting requirements will give smaller firms a better chance to compete for federal contracts.

Defense Department CIO Teri Takai speaking at a Feb. 20, 2014, press conference.

Takai takes FITARA to task for oversight provisions

Defense Department CIO is concerned the legislation might collide with internal Pentagon realignment efforts.