Program Management


DHS, GAO disagree on details of acquisition planning

The Homeland Department said collecting data to decide when to begin planning for a major procurement is a waste of time.

How to advocate green IT in your office

Advocates can get their offices to think 'green' by dealing with everything from senior leaders to printer paper.

DHS pushed to tighten IT acquisition policies

GAO uncovers weaknesses in DHS' method for independently assessing complex and costly IT acquisitions.

White House names accountability board members

President Obama chooses watchdogs in government to lead his board.

Agency reports just a mouse click away under Senate bill

A Senate bill would require the Government Printing Office to start and maintain a website that would publish electronic copies of all agency reports required by Congress.

DOD cyber defense plan draws fire

Critics say the plan revives many familiar, unfulfilled goals.

Memo to the next federal CIO: Here's the job...

Former government officials share what they expect from Vivek Kundra's successor.

Lieberman tells FEMA to centralize IT

FEMA can't manage its IT systems with an uncoordinated approach to building systems, senator says.

OPM: What makes a good IT program manager

The Office of Personnel Management recently completed an IT program management competency model to help agencies with workforce planning, training, development, performance management and recruitment.

IT spending reporting gets a makeover

The Office of Management and Budget finalized new guidance on reporting IT spending as called for by the Obama administration’s IT reform plan.

DOD attempts to pull acquisition into cyberspace

DOD officials are intent on making the huge department agile and swift in acquisition to secure the world of cyberspace.

GSA ponders next generation of services contracts

GSA is designing a multiple-award contract to offer professional services across multiple disciplines, such as program management and consulting services.