With the resumption of sequestration possible, the Pentagon wants to find a cheaper way to travel.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
The latest White House contracting directive singles out vendors while ignoring a much broader problem, says Alan Chvotkin of the Professional Services Council.
Rob Shelton, PriceWaterhouseCooper’s global lead for innovation strategy, contends that the key is picking the right processes.
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.
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