The IT acquisition overhaul bill the House will vote on Tuesday includes a few changes from the version included in the House-passed defense policy measure last year.
Legislation would create a Government Transformation Board empowered to impose its will on recalcitrant agencies.
The Oklahoma Republican and federal spending critic says he will retire in early 2015.
One of Brett Lambert’s duties at the Pentagon was to lead efforts to improve communication between the department and the defense industrial base.
Two executives from the IBM Center for the Business of Government identify seven significant changes to watch for in the coming months.
Among the more radical changes under consideration is creation of a one-stop tech shop to work on high profile public-facing websites.
Three key issues – acquisition, China sourcing and surveillance are likely to dominate the IT landscape in Congress.
Just because the president is likely to get the budget first is no guarantee he will sign it first – and the order is everything.
A key finding of a new study: Competition can prod incumbents to perform well and incentivize others to come in and produce better solutions.
Move could fast-track IT procurement reform, as the House added its version to the defense authorization bill in June.
The problems with large federal IT projects are deep, broad and mostly immune to quick fixes. So what's to be done?
Best practices, clear lines of authority would have saved HealthCare.gov, say former officials -- and most reforms could be made under current law.