News and notes from around the federal IT community.
Negotiators on the defense authorization bill included provisions from the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act in what they hope is the final version of the legislation.
This Rising Star was instrumental in building bipartisan support for the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act.
This Rising Star helps the Army's PEO EIS manage $1 billion worth of programs aimed at outfitting soldiers with the latest IT.
This Rising Star nailed down two of the General Services Administration's biggest Schedule 70 contracts in 2013.
This Rising Star has been involved in the Navy's biggest IT projects in recent years, including the Next Generation Enterprise Network.
This Rising Star led a complete overhaul of Treasury's Budget Formulation and Execution Manager -- on budget and with no system downtime.
This Rising Star is transforming the way agencies track and manage their employees' performance.
This GSA Rising Star took over an interagency working group that focuses on sharing best practices and experiences and grew its membership by 400 percent.
This GSA Rising Star single-handedly provided program management for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation portfolio in its first year.
Agency leaders must proactively invest time, energy and resources to shape the future rather than reactively wait for change to happen.
A GAO report says shutdowns throw a monkey wrench into the gears of government, but any long-term impact appears minimal.