Agency News: Department of Defense


Creative accounting reportedly masks $3B in DOD budget request

The Defense Department's budget may have used a little accounting magic to meet discretionary spending caps.

DOD wants boost to acquisition workforce fund

Defense Department seeks funds to make its acquisition workforce bigger and smarter.

DOD budget and industry: Prepare for change

The defense industry may need to adjust its offerings as DOD gives cybersecurity increasing importance.

Cybersecurity becomes high priority in budget request

With large investments proposed for DOD, DHS and NSF, budget puts cybersecurity front and center.

DOD to launch department-wide cybersecurity review

Defense Department is stressing the importance of science, technology and cyber readiness in era of tight budgets.

Federal CIO details IT forecast

Administration pledges progress in IT despite budget cuts.

2013 budget proposal puts IT on short leash

Obama's 2013 budget proposal aims to cut federal IT but increase its use when it makes government more efficient.

Mixed metrics fog DOD's workforce fixes

DOD recorded information on insourcing and created its strategic workforce plans in different ways, hindering any real comparion.

Army to double its specialized acquisition workforce

The Army is building up its contracting military occupational specialty to grow its acquisition workforce.

Army, Navy and National Guard first to venture onto Pinterest

Military agencies are making a foray onto the popular new Pinterest social media service, but good luck finding their official home pages in the mix.

Internal problems take down Defense IG website

A days-long outage of the Defense Department Office of Inspector General remains unresolved.

Doug Wiltsie

Army IT strategy: Cope with cuts, keep an eye on future

Doug Wiltsie, the Army's new PEO-EIS leader, has significant plans for guiding the service through the tough times to come.

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In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.

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