A remark in the Oct. 22 presidential debate has led to speculation about the prospect of averting budget cuts set to hit in January.
Insiders say that the expected cybersecurity executive order, itself motivated by Congress's failure to pass cybersecurity legislation, could serve as a template for future lawmaking.
A group of organizations, including labor unions and government watchdog groups, are asking Congress to reduce the cap on salary compensation that agencies pay to contractors.
The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is expected to introduce legislation in January that would likely enhance the CIO role, address strategic sourcing and improve acquisition workforce training.
President Obama is expected to issue an executive order on cybersecurity, and an administration official met with an industry trade group to discuss it.
Senator's assessment of government waste includes taxpayer-funded mobile phones and obsolete GSA schedules.
A House Democrat sought to recall the House to address the looming specter of sequestration, to no avail.
The current budget crisis could be an opportunity for federal CIOs to help their agencies build a smarter, more efficient and more cost-effective government.
Veterans Affairs leaders rebuff congressional calls for the removal of John Gingrich over his responsibility for spending abuses.
The president signed a bill that will put more controls on the use of government charge cards.
Designed to enable information-sharing among law enforcement agencies at various levels of government, fusion centers have instead become 'part of the problem,' Senate panel charges.
The Obama administration's pledge to pay the legal fees of contractors who run into trouble for sequestration-related layoffs might not be legal.