Alan Balutis warns that IT cost savings rarely work out as planned.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
A day ahead of GSA's deadline for cloud service providers to be certified, both government and vendors say they have seen an evolution in attitudes and strategies.
An early look shows broad agreement between House and Senate appropriators, but some battles still loom over the details of tech policy.
The FDA is releasing an API to collect far-flung data on adverse drug reactions for use by developers as part of an open-data strategy.
The outgoing leader of GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies discusses the value of moving from government to industry and back.
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.