While Congress takes potshots at pay and bonuses, top government executives say the SES is being decimated by morale problems and a reluctance of talented managers to join their ranks.
Though the contracting system is relatively low-tech -- its underlying application cost less than $1 million -- it could have profound implications for DOD policy planning.
Budget cuts caused several agencies to rework plans for funding IT projects or dispense with them altogether, says a GAO report.
With a year of fiscal calm on the horizon, federal contractors are forecasting a jump in revenue, according to a Deltek survey.
OMB directed a new Workstations Commodity Team to develop a way to quickly compare contracting vehicles that offer similar devices and services.
Meet the housing expert, cross-government policy leader, and trained architect who is President Barack Obama's pick to take over OMB.
Recording suspect interviews presents the department with the challenge of how it will create and store the information.
The sometimes-confusing guidance on acquisition and supply line protection rules is leaving some potential industry partners flummoxed.
Tighter budgets could be a catalyst for rethinking how government operates, says OMB's Kathryn Stack.
While agencies scramble to recruit cyber talent, former FBI Director Robert Mueller notes that law enforcement skills are also needed.
The bill is aimed at giving the Department of Homeland Security more flexibility in hiring cybersecurity specialists.
The House is revisiting IT reform as part of the annual Pentagon policy measure, but it's not clear if the Senate will play ball.