A proposed increase could enable the science agency to develop new satellites faster, but still might not prevent a coverage gap.
While the budget provides an overall modest increase in IT spending, the changes range widely across individual agencies, from significant cuts to a 22.1 percent bump.
The sequester's across-the-board requirements will be softened, but the overall budget cuts are here to stay.
The president's budget proposal offers a middle ground between the austerity budget passed by the Republican-led House and the more liberal document approved by the Senate, with a mix of spending cuts and revenue increases.
Overall funding request is down, but key programs see significant bumps in Obama's budget request.
After months of talk about massive cuts, Obama's request for the Pentagon represents only a slight decrease from Fiscal 2012 funding.
Cybersecurity, electronic warfare and supporting IT systems also safe wherever there is flexibility in the decision-making, top official says.
Virtually all managers say budget cuts have hurt mission performance, but a select group is looking to evolve rather than scale back.
Steve Kelman finds a seminar track that approaches procurement from a new perspective.
Could restrictions on buying IT from China prove "highly disruptive" to agencies?
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