The authors of the last big federal IT reform law left Congress soon after enactment. Virginia Democrat Gerry Connolly says "we're going to continue to watch over" FITARA implementation.
Conversations with Canada, U.S. states are ongoing about how to leverage the federal cloud security framework.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
NGA Deputy Director Susan Gordon says coming guidance will put tangible policy behind the agency’s oft-stated goal of more quickly deploying technologies.
18F's novel agile procurement attempt is pushed back while the agency works to answer all the vendor questions pouring in.
Use all funding options to get cutting-edge technologies into the hands of soldiers faster, says a new CSIS study.
Acquisition can be the sharp hidden shoal that scuttles federal agencies' move to the cloud.
The DOD is looking for its transition to a single service provider for IT services to yield benefits in efficiency and scale.
Three pilot projects designed to prove out the software-based analysis concept have convinced members of the Public Interest Declassification Board that some level of automation can be introduced into the declassification process.
The Navy has awarded a $9.1 million contract to Microsoft for dated products including Windows XP, which the firm stopped providing updates for over a year ago.
A key lawmaker said he is readying fresh legislation to accelerate the cyber detection program.
Federal IT and network managers discussed their work to transition to GSA's Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract at a June 25 ACT-IAC panel.
Two of the Pentagon's major IT security initiatives face problems from the ranks, laments Lt. Gen. Mark Bowman.
As options expand, some of the "wiggle room" in Multiple Awards Schedule pricing is being winnowed out.
In addition to demanding review of any change to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, legislators pushed for IT consolidation, improved communications and other reforms for DHS component agencies.
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