$678 million in 2013 savings were realized by consolidating purchases and leveraging federal buying power, the program's manager says.
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.
The measure includes oversight authority aimed at ensuring the accuracy of spending data, a provision lacking in companion Senate legislation.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency looks for new challenges in a post-Iraq, post-Afghanistan world.
The Defense Department's mobile technology pilot programs provide a fast track for the use of smartphones and tablet PCs at the Pentagon and in the field.
New framework aids in FedRAMP compliance for all 22 department components.