IT will be a hot legislative topic this year, says Alan Balutis.
The drumbeat for procurement reform is getting louder, but consensus on how to proceed is lacking.
Three key issues – acquisition, China sourcing and surveillance are likely to dominate the IT landscape in Congress.
Among the most interesting Critical Read pieces FCW published in 2013 were ones covering the security clearance process, performance management and FISMA.
Among the core elements of the contract are program management, management consulting, logistics and engineering services.
Joe Jordan will become president of public sector at FedBid.
Congress is requiring the appointment of a high-level cyber adviser to oversee offense, defense, resources, personnel, acquisition and technology.
Companies that don’t get in front of changed federal circumstances are “going to get left behind.”
Just because the president is likely to get the budget first is no guarantee he will sign it first – and the order is everything.
A key finding of a new study: Competition can prod incumbents to perform well and incentivize others to come in and produce better solutions.
A bipartisan pair of appropriators wants to proceed with at least part of FITARA as stand-alone legislation.
The 300-page report is aimed at balancing national security concerns with protections for privacy and civil liberties.