Agency also unveils the B4UFLY app, which is designed to help novice users fly their drones safely and legally.
The central concern is that the changes could affect pricing protections that can't be replaced by the benefits of transactional data.
Legislation can accomplish only so much when up against "an instinct of secrecy," says Sen. Chuck Grassley.
The move comes as OMB is pushing agencies to create in-house digital services teams akin to GSA's 18F and its own U.S. Digital Service.
Successful cloud acquisition requires agency officials to “do your homework on your system,” says NIST’s Michaela Iorga.
LaVerne H. Council outlined her leadership style and plans to manage the VA's $4.2 billion in annual tech spending.
America's space agency took to Capitol Hill to show lawmakers the tech advances taxpayers' dollars are buying -- and how they could help humans reach Mars.
FITARA is about relationships more than CIO authority, says the CIO with the most authority.
For some agencies, the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act and accompanying guidance dovetail with initiatives already begun. For others, implementation will be a tougher row to hoe.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
Agency CIO jobs are about to get more powerful, and potentially more interesting.
The USAF is still the biggest user of the contracting vehicle, but officials predict that will change in the next year or two.