Management


LaVerne Horton Council

Obama taps private sector exec to lead IT at VA

Laverne Horton Council will take over for Steph Warren, who has held the top IT job at VA on an acting basis for two years.

SEWP V logo, courtesy of NASA.

SEWP: An acquisition pioneer is still going strong

Protests have delayed SEWP V, but industry experts say the contract vehicle offers agencies service and value that are hard to find.

Joanne Wyotek

SEWP V is live (sort of)

NASA is on track to launch the new acquisition contract in May, Program Manager Joanne Woytek said. But some of SEWP V's improvements have already been folded back into SEWP IV.

U.S. CTO Megan Smith spoke at the 2015 SXSW conference

Smith talks innovation at SXSW

The federal chief technology officer says top-notch techies can be drawn to government service, whether it’s for "two weeks, three months [or] longer.”

Shutterstock image: workforce concept.

Signing up for OASIS, struggling to count contractors and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.