A bill that the House passed would provide a mechanism to suspend Senior Executive Service members without pay for misconduct or malfeasance.
An Obama administration proposal would make an accelerated payments provision part of the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
The White House created the IT Dashboard in 2009, but updates have now stopped as Congress and the administration fight over the federal budget.
Congress is attempting some procurement reform in the National Defense Authorization Act. We look at the most important measures.
Ten years later, the E-Government Act of 2002 still guides federal IT.
The system for restricting public access to government information is unsuited for the modern age, and prone to both overuse and compromise, say experts. Now, a congressional advisory panel is calling on President Obama to lead an update effort.
The decade-old effort to make the government more transparent, accessible and efficient with IT has been effective, but there's a long way yet to go, writes Tom Simmons.
Agencies can't hit the target that exists now, making a proposed increase of questionable value at best, according to some small-business advocates.
A draft executive order on cybersecurity eliminates the mandates on the private sector that had been a sticking point in the failed attempt to pass legislation, insiders say.
The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has put countless agency leaders in the hot seat, but his efforts on IT reform reflect a solutions-oriented, bipartisan approach.
The late Congressman Jack Brooks came from an era when one person with passion could make a difference, writes Frank McDonough.
A bipartisan duo proposing IT reforms has caught the attention of some concerned business groups.