Steve Kelman notes the severe lack of research on government procurement, and is looking for the gaps that most need to be filled.
A Center for Strategic and International Studies report notes decreased R&D spending at the same time several other countries are gearing up their own drone programs.
A study by the Ponemon Institute and IBM found the cost per compromised record rose 7 percent in the past year.
A House panel’s version of the annual defense policy measure would authorize increased cyber funding and require the administration to report back to Congress on a range of IT-related issues.
Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel said there is room for "policy and discussions" around expanded agency CIO authorities, but expressed concern that legislation might fail to take into account unforeseen future circumstances.
The Texas Republican tasked with overhauling DOD acquisition talked with FCW about his concerns and priorities.
Steve Kelman reflects on what could be the most important sentence in the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
The White House wants agencies to look for ways to cut discretionary spending, in part to pay for the Opportunity, Growth and Security Initiative the president unveiled in March.
Some requirements in the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions RFI could "unduly restrict competition," argues the Coalition for Government Procurement's Roger Waldron.
Mary Davie of the Office of Integrated Technology Services says the agency is prepping for a more complex and competitive future.
As agency executives look to implement and reinforce cybersecurity as part of their overall IT and programmatic priorities, an important OMB policy and industry implementation framework can provide context and support by enabling sound IT governance.
The change comes out of the 90-day review of federal privacy rules as they relate to big data.
The Office of Technology Assessment has been unfunded for the better part of 20 years.
A MeriTalk study says another $19.7 billion could be saved through consolidation, virtualization, cloud computing, remote access and infrastructure diversification.
Three-fourths of agency's IT funding would be contingent on Congress getting a granular explanation of the plan for VistA.
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