The top 50 government contractors owned by women did billions of dollars of business with the government in 2011.
Although Congress couldn't agree on cybersecurity legislation earlier this year, at least one member insists it's still possible.
Cybersecurity efforts are starting to pay off and agencies are working together better, says NSC's cybersecurity coordinator.
The General Service Administration's Schedule 70 contracts offer agencies an easy route to acquire IT-related products and services, and many vendors and contractors do a brisk business using it. Here are the top 50.
The 8(a) program helps many disadvanatged businesses sell their products and services to agencies. Here are the 50 companies that did the most business through the program in fiscal 2011.
Policies and guidance help move agile development along, but agencies are struggling with challenges rooted in cultural issues.
The General Services Administration is working to resolve the management mistakes and unclear priorities that have hampered its digitization effort.
Employees like being recognized for their good work, but these days there are more negative incentives than positives.
The Defense Department will play a prominent role in navigating procurement in a tough fiscal time, and the nominee for a senior acquisition job awaits the Senate's confirmation.
Videoconferencing technology could save the federal government nearly $13 billion every year, according to at least one estimate, but agencies face hurdles in adopting it.
Despite squabbling that lasted until the last minute, the Senate passed a continuing resolution to provide funding for six more months.
Some government officials and large companies can be dangerous for small firms, warns Jaime Gracia.