News and notes from around the federal IT community.
A new feedback tool is aimed at identifying best practices and acquisition areas that need improvement.
National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers calls for more offense, while Sen. John McCain blasts the administration for lack of effective deterrence.
FTC officials fear draft House legislation might be too narrow to fix the problem.
The OMB director also asked House appropriators to boost funding for the U.S. Digital Service.
NASA is on track to launch the new acquisition contract in May, Program Manager Joanne Woytek said. But some of SEWP V's improvements have already been folded back into SEWP IV.
Rather than falling back on the same old solutions, federal IT professionals should discern the best approach to achieve the desired outcome.
The inaugural podcast features HHS' Mark Naggar detailing his team's use of the Digital Services Playbook to streamline procurement.
Net neutrality rules have limited implications for agencies, but the FCC's own funding could suffer as a result.
Although cybersecurity is always a priority, one component CIO said, "my biggest problem is stretching a dollar."
Building a national communications network for first responders is a massive undertaking, and no one seems pleased with the progress so far.
The Census Bureau hasn't established a time frame for its cloud computing plans, including testing for scalability, security, and privacy protection, as well as determining a budget for cloud services.
The Science and Technology Directorate said it will have strengthened contracting documentation processes in place by summer.
Printed emails aren't searchable, don't retain all metadata and aren't necessarily threaded in a way that gives a chronological account of an exchange.
By applying a long-term mindset to strategic cost-saving initiatives, agencies can reshape how IT supports mission delivery.
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