Three key issues – acquisition, China sourcing and surveillance are likely to dominate the IT landscape in Congress.
Among the most interesting Critical Read pieces FCW published in 2013 were ones covering the security clearance process, performance management and FISMA.
Joe Jordan will become president of public sector at FedBid.
Among the core elements of the contract are program management, management consulting, logistics and engineering services.
Just because the president is likely to get the budget first is no guarantee he will sign it first – and the order is everything.
Companies that don’t get in front of changed federal circumstances are “going to get left behind.”
Congress is requiring the appointment of a high-level cyber adviser to oversee offense, defense, resources, personnel, acquisition and technology.
The bill reduces the impact of the sequester but will force lawmakers to agree on specific spending cuts.
The 300-page report is aimed at balancing national security concerns with protections for privacy and civil liberties.
Although the number of federal teleworkers has risen to 300,000, that's still less than one-third of those eligible to do so.
A key finding of a new study: Competition can prod incumbents to perform well and incentivize others to come in and produce better solutions.
A bipartisan pair of appropriators wants to proceed with at least part of FITARA as stand-alone legislation.
A new architecture will allow third-party providers to create apps aimed at various industry segments that use the agency's procurement information.
John Klossner sketches what it takes for acquisition officers to get to a win.
When given the opportunity at a private briefing to respond to assessments and criticisms of the department's IT security posture, VA officials declined to comment.
A coalition of industry groups is asking lawmakers to keep supply-chain restrictions out of upcoming funding bills.
Addressing fees and the need for oversight and guidelines would help avoid what one lawmaker called the trap of 'making it up as we go along.'
The HHS secretary is also calling for the creation of a chief risk officer position at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services tasked with reducing risks associated with major policy initiatives.
The final deal calls for $1 trillion in spending for fiscal 2014, reduces sequestration cuts, adds money for defense and domestic programs, and requires newly hired federal employees to contribute more to their retirement plans.
A revised version of the Pentagon policy bill could be considered in the House this week, but IT acquisition reform will have to wait until at least 2014.
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