Steve Kelman spotlights a provision that could make smart procurement even harder.
With a new secretary in place and reform legislation headed for the president's desk, Department of Veterans Affairs IT and management practices have some big revisions ahead.
Politically motivated decision-making – and the over-arching desire to meet the October 2013 launch date -- also played a role in problems with the sight, according to a new report.
The measure, introduced by Reps. Eshoo, Connolly, Hanna and Swalwell, would establish an executive branch office to review select projects for cost overruns.
Acquisition experts say reformers need to focus on the larger issues, such as attracting talented innovators.
Changing processes is one thing, say federal acquisition experts. Get people to think differently, however, and you can accomplish real change.
Career NIST executive needs Senate confirmation to officially assume the role he's effectively played for months.
The measures, all passed easily, deal with information sharing, technology procurement and the DHS workforce.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
In the evolving world of federal IT, revolutionary tech can help aid acquisition, but incremental change is often easier to implement.
Capgemini Government Solutions has been around for some time, but a new CEO sees market openings.
The agency wants proposals for short-term and long-term fixes.
Editor-in-Chief Troy K. Schneider says agencies could learn from the private sector's approach to succession planning.
The Consular Consolidated Database is operating at limited capacity after a glitch crippled it July 19.
Steve Kelman argues that there are two distinct flavors of this data-driven assessment -- and that their advocates don't talk nearly as much as they should.
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