Testimony from GAO's Powner on best practices for IT spending.
Falling costs might make a mandate from 1996 easier to fulfill.
The VA's inspector general has rejected the department secretary's plan to provide answers to long-outstanding questions.
One bill would make it easier to track federal spending; the other would continue ongoing efforts to reduce the number of data centers the government maintains.
Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis might have lost his clearance under measures outlined in new legislation, supporters claim.
The vote for what is normally an uncontroversial position was unusually partisan.
Gen. Keith Alexander denies that spying efforts have gone too far.
Under scrutiny from lawmaker, the HHS secretary answers some key questions, but others remain open.
Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) will spearhead an initiative to overhaul DOD's acquisition process.
Whether the latest proposed acquisition reform bill is a boon or bane depends on whom you ask.
House Ways and Means chairman asks why IRS employees were excepted from the shutdown to work on the health care site, but not to test key tax systems.
Congressional hearing zeroes in on problems with testing, integration and project management.
The nomination of former Department of Defense General Counsel Jeh Johnson to head the Department of Homeland Security brought mixed reactions from Congress that broke down along party lines, perhaps presaging a difficult confirmation battle.
The shutdown and its furloughs might be the final straw for some federal employees, giving managers a potential morale challenge.
Google's quantum computer effort housed at NASA's Ames Research Center was another casualty of the government shutdown.
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