An IG report details 60 contracts that went into building the Federally Facilitated Marketplace.
Mike Hettinger argues that we need acquisition officials who understand not only the letter of the FAR, but also the spirit of its intent.
Federal buyers have a variety of ways to approach cloud services. Here are some strategies for cutting through the chaos to find the best solution for your agency.
Official "bring your own app" policies are still few and far between, but agencies are adapting to their employees' demands.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
the Federal Acquisition Service aims to be both a better provider and a trusted adviser.
DHS has secured funding for a program to tackle the next layer of network vulnerabilities.
The IRS was the latest agency to learn about email archiving the hard way. Here's how to avoid being next.
Never mind the deadline. Agencies have compelling security reasons to switch to IPv6, writes NCP Engineering's Julian Weinberger.
When the Congressional Budget Office reassured agencies that no last-minute sequesters are needed for fiscal 2014, it also revisited the long-term targets. The forecast: Steady growth, but slowly.
Steve Kelman has some suggestions to help the administration's latest IT outsider succeed.
An analysis of state-level freedom-of-information requests shows how cost-effective smart open-data efforts can be.
It's not just TSA devices that are vulnerable, says Billy Rios, director of threat intelligence at Qualys. And the procurement process is a crucial link in preventing back-door cyberattacks on federal facilities.
Wasn't last year's budget deal supposed to make appropriations easy?
Addressing nontechnical challenges could help overcome slow-moving government policies and a compliance-focused culture, writes FireEye's Travis Rosiek.
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