Management


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NS2020 sparks deluge of questions

GSA's telecom contract draft RFP is drawing plenty of attention from industry and agencies.

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GAO: Planes vulnerable to cyberattacks

A new report says that FAA has been taking steps to protect air traffic control systems from hacks, but "significant security-control weaknesses remain."

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Building more agile project management offices

Delivering business outcomes with continuously changing IT portfolios requires project managers to have a more entrepreneurial skill set.

Dan Gordon, former head of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy

Longtime procurement expert Gordon set to retire

The former OFPP administrator and GAO executive, now an associate dean at GWU Law School, is retiring in July.

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IT overlaps high on GAO's duplication list

Better management of software licenses, data centers and IT portfolios could save billions, says the annual GAO report on government efficiency.

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Agencies take first scary steps under FITARA

Federal CIO Tony Scott says the new law could mean some CIOs will be out of work.

Frank Kendall

Kendall welcomes House acquisition reform bill, with caveats

The Pentagon's top acquisition official says provisions concerning the service chiefs and acquisition experience for personnel need improvement.

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Unpacking Terry Halvorsen’s 3 reasons for pursuing BYOD

Bob Stevens contends that the Pentagon's test program is proof of BYOD's importance.

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Agencies seek at least $75 million in digital service funding

Most CFO Act agencies have made budget requests to fund Digital Services teams.

Victor Gavin the Navy

Mobile: It's not just IT, it's an adventure

PEO-EIS Victor Gavin says the Navy wants to adopt not only new technologies, but also a mobile mindset.

Frank Kendall

Cyber takes center stage in Pentagon's new acquisition guidance

Better Buying Power 3.0 adds cybersecurity to the list of potential trouble spots in weapons, IT and other acquisitions.

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Good management or measurement make-work?

Goals are good, but reporting requirements can easily get out of hand.