Key backers say they will hold OMB's "feet to the fire" to ensure the agency lives up to the measure's requirements.
The House passed the spending transparency legislation easily, as the Senate did earlier, but it's not clear what the White House position is.
Eighteen years after the Clinger-Cohen Act created the position, experts discuss how the job of agencies' top IT executives has changed.
GAO says there are better alternatives for effective oversight of small agencies. Inspectors general, unsurprisingly, take a different view.
The version differs from the one the House passed in November, but lawmakers are confident the legislation will soon be going to the president.
Government has barely scratched the surface of what it could achieve in R&D with more, better and bigger prize competitions, experts say.
Budget Director Sylvia Burwell identified three management issues that need to be fixed to help IT procurement.
The Section 516 rule seeks to eliminate IT gear from firms that are responsible for cyberattacks on U.S. companies or have ties to China's military.
Too much public data still flows through for-profit intermediaries, Spencer Rascoff said.
Senate hearing explores procedural and practical hurdles to bringing top talent into government.
The fiscal 2015 budget proposal continues the Obama administration's effort to create a more responsive, agile and dynamic government.
The Intelligence and National Security Alliance wants potential victims to pay attention to strategy rather than tactics.