The revised FAC-C curriculum takes effect Oct. 1 and will align civilian agency training more closely with DOD's.
OMB advocates are finding ways to make IT procurement more agile as they seek broader systemic reforms.
Dealing with problem employees head-on can go a long way toward improving performance and morale.
As the government moves forward with a policy to promote the use of federal shared-service providers for financial management, industry leaders wonder what will happen to the marketplace.
A DOJ white paper asserts that federal law does not preclude companies from providing aggregate data -- if that data contains no specific, detailed information on customers.
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.
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