The goal is to "improve acquisition in general, but also IT acquisition specifically," says Senior Enterprise Architect Nicole Willis.
Federal IT executives have been talking about agile development for years, but the iterative approach is now being incorporated into contracting requirements.
Department's IG highlights questions about reverse auctions in the wake of a critical report on VA procurement officer Susan Taylor.
The Information Technology Industry Council's Trey Hodgkins offers his forecast for the coming year.
The tech industry group said GSA's announced plans for NS2020 are "out of synch" with its stated intention of overhauling telecom contracting.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
We need to end the 'conspiracy of hope' and embrace agile development as the best way to avoid fiascos on the scale of HealthCare.gov, writes Asynchrony's David Elfanbaum.
While OMB is leading the development of data definition standards, Treasury is concentrating on data exchange standards.
Lawmakers continue to wrestle over issues related to cybersecurity, privacy and procurement reform.
SRA International's protest of an HHS cloud contract failed because the firm did not document its qualification for an authority to operate under FedRAMP.
The latest plan sets a timeline for implementing an open-source software policy by the end of 2015, among other goals.
The Pentagon's health record procurement is part of a push to standardize processes across the military.