Feds hope to make a virtue of necessity by overhauling the acquisition landscape in response to stagnant IT budgets.
Vendors interested in the $6 billion Enhanced Solutions for Technology Enterprise need to submit their proposals by mid-May.
The agency's new 18F program is intended to work like a tech startup aimed at helping build federal Web services.
The federal government is lagging behind similar efforts in the private sector aimed at boosting security and saving money, says Brocade executive Anthony Robbins.
Sixty percent of those surveyed said training is the answer to squeezing more efficiency out of a reduced workforce.
In a Partnership for Public Service survey, one in four college students ranked government as one of their top three job targets.
The government plans to move to a continuous evaluation method for security clearances, which will require new IT systems to store and search through data.
The agency has made public a pair of documents detailing takeaways from the longer-than-expected transition.
The multiple components at the department have an existing architecture of databases "not conducive to effective implementation," report finds.
Fiscal 2015 budget request would boost funding for IT security, but legislators have their doubts.
Leaders throughout the organization need to join forces to more systematically and proactively address security threats
In January, the government warned of the potentially dire consequences if the financial management back end of HealthCare.gov were not up and running by mid-March. Mid-March has arrived, and the system has not yet been built.