Management


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GSA: No freeze on adding vendors to services schedules

Agency had planned a pause, but found a better solution that can accommodate new additions.

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PreCheck, Global Entry programs pass milestones

TSA continues to expand traveler programs and work through data hiccups.

Kris van Riper and Jean Martin

How to hire millennials

What agencies must do to build the next generation of tech talent.

Michael Hettinger

Federal acquisition: Art or science?

Mike Hettinger argues that we need acquisition officials who understand not only the letter of the FAR, but also the spirit of its intent.

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$500 million in HealthCare.gov spending explained

An IG report details 60 contracts that went into building the Federally Facilitated Marketplace.

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What went into NASA's big website migration

The space agency has reduced costs for its websites as a contractor completes the first phase of migration to Drupal and the cloud.

Lynn Overmann, left, with Danielle Carnival. Photo by Stan Barouh.

The women behind OSTP

Five years ago, the office of the chief technology officer was effectively a boys' club. But times have changed.

Robert McDonald

How VA hopes to fix its scheduling system

Embattled agency promises an RFP for commercial solutions by late September, and aims to pick a vendor by year's end.

DOD releases RFP for $11 billion health record project

The long-awaited procurement will modernize military health records and must sync with Veterans Affairs systems.

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Taming the wild west of cloud acquisition

Federal buyers have a variety of ways to approach cloud services. Here are some strategies for cutting through the chaos to find the best solution for your agency.

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What to make of USPTO's telework troubles

Amid the bad press and congressional inquiries, telework proponents stress that management, not location, is what matters.

CTO Todd Park

U.S. CTO stepping down

Todd Park is moving to Silicon Valley to recruit talent into federal IT ranks.