IT spending was not a sticking point in the negotiations, but there were some developments worth noting.
The Science and Technology Directorate came in dead last in employee satisfaction for the second time, and Undersecretary Reginald Brothers said he wants to confront the problem head on.
Steve Kelman showcases a new report that shows just how widespread outcome-oriented contracting has become.
Administration memo pushing 21st century procurement also takes aim at a 19th century submission method.
How NASA and other agencies are using contests to bring better ideas into acquisition.
Automation and the orchestration of multiple systems are essential to defending against today's cyber threats, which requires a new approach to security operations centers.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
The measure signals a certain impatience with the way the military is adapting -- or not adapting -- to new technological realities.
A new inspector general's report says the Defense Department has not adequately trained acquisition and contract specialists who buy cloud services.
The incoming GOP Senate majority is likely to focus on how the government regulates the growing universe of networks and connected devices.
Feds worried about a replay of the 2013 standoff that led to a two-week lapse in the government's spending authority shouldn't plan on another round of shutdown beards.
A memo from Administrator Anne Rung outlines a plan to spread the gospel of strategic sourcing and category management governmentwide.
GAO and Treasury representatives told lawmakers that implementation of the Data Act is about to enter a crucial phase.
Federal cloud managers say agencies must think in broad strokes without losing sight of the details and must relinquish tasks but not control.
Negotiators on the defense authorization bill included provisions from the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act in what they hope is the final version of the legislation.
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