The measure, introduced by Reps. Eshoo, Connolly, Hanna and Swalwell, would establish an executive branch office to review select projects for cost overruns.
A closer partnership between records management and IT leaders will make digitization seamless and foster a more open government.
Acquisition experts say reformers need to focus on the larger issues, such as attracting talented innovators.
The measures, all passed easily, deal with information sharing, technology procurement and the DHS workforce.
Congress mulls how to reassert federal support for nanotechnology as experts suggest researchers are less likely to ply their trade here if funding continues to wane.
Precious little time is left for legislative action, but Alan Balutis explains why FITARA and other reform efforts still have a chance.
Funding for the Digital Government Integrated Platform is uncertain until appropriators move a Labor Department spending bill.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
As NATO seeks a "cultural shift," a new intranet system will serve up to 10,000 would-be collaborators.
Anne Rung told senators at her confirmation hearing that she hopes to create areas of specialization for acquisition officials.
Senators grill a little-known Commerce Department agency on whether it's a redundant repository for reports and a middleman for agencies seeking to avoid complicated acquisition rules.
Officials tout Better Buying Power 2.0 as a catalyst for defense acquisition reform.