Open source solutions are at a key inflection point. That means huge opportunities for agencies, but also some important concerns.
Agencies have gotten into the habit of archiving email, but now they face the task of preserving another category of electronic documents: social media communications.
Legislation alone will not fix federal IT management, Richard Spires argues, but there are fundamental problems that a new statute can help address.
$678 million in 2013 savings were realized by consolidating purchases and leveraging federal buying power, the program's manager says.
Tighter budgets are forcing leaders to find creative ways to upgrade their technology.
In the public sector, 59 percent of respondents said funding was the biggest limiting factor in their organization’s tech project success.
It might take a generation for federal IT managers to fully digest the technological evolution of the past few years.
The General Services Administration says a new blanket purchase agreement could save the agencies 15-20 percent annually on commercial software.
The legislation would also target insider threats in the wake of the leaks by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
Move could fast-track IT procurement reform, as the House added its version to the defense authorization bill in June.
The next phase of the Commercial Crew Program will "spur American ingenuity," NASA chief says.
The Office of Management and Budget has set a 2017 deadline for agencies to deploy continuous monitoring tools.