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Administration amps up strategic sourcing push

Concerned that agencies are slow to adopt strategic sourcing approaches, administration officials are turning up the heat -- and hinting that a mandate may be coming.

Jim Lucier

How cloud technology can simplify BYOD

Cloud services can help agencies manage the security and logistical concerns that arise when employees bring their own tech devices to work, writes Jim Lucier.

House targets cybersecurity, transparency in 2013 continuing resolution

An expected spending agreement would keep the government functioning, add some funding for high-priority programs.

NIH makes leadership adjustments at technology acquisition center

IT contracting program director takes on a new role.

Federal IT workforce needs training investment, expert says

Technology aids the workforce, but the government's IT security personnel need investments in training and development opportunities to truly thrive.

Clay Johnson

Overindulging at the data trough

In his book "The Information Diet," Clay Johnson confronts the endless stream of information that characterizes our daily lives.

GOP platform signals possible shift in contractor fortunes

The outcome of the presidential election could herald a renewal of the insourcing/outsourcing debate.

Anne Armstrong

Are small-business set-asides helping?

After nearly 35 years of small-business contracting goals, it's worth asking how the set-asides are doing in delivering the intended results.