President Barack Obama authorized a 2.1 percent pay increase for federal civilian employees, a bump over the 1.6 percent increase submitted in August, to match Congress's approved pay increase for defense personnel.
Among the growing ranks of President-elect Donald Trump's transition team are a former e-Government administrator and a former GSA CIO.
A business school professor who studies IT spending is hopeful about the prospects for a federal tech refresh under unified government.
As the nature and variety of cyber crime around the world continue to grow, the DOJ warns U.S. laws are lagging, and experts say Congress is unlikely to catch up anytime soon.
Former DHS managers say John Kelly is a solid choice to lead the agency, but he faces some of the same old challenges -- and could encounter some steep learning curves.
The annual defense bill passed Congress with a few provisions that impact the federal workforce. Advisors to President-elect Trump say more changes to federal employment could be on the horizon.
As federal CIOs make the shift from managing infrastructure to managing applications, they also need to change their mindset about procurement.
With the financial reporting requirements of the Data Act set to take effect in May 2017, a key oversight panel voiced concerns over agencies' progress.
In order to advance policy priorities, the next administration will have to navigate a government that is both reliant on and slowed by legacy IT. Exactly how remains an open question.
Federal cybersecurity officials are incorporating advice from the industry advisory group NSTAC into incident response policy.
OMB and GSA have spent the last year bringing structure to agencies' back-office system needs. Now they have to keep it moving for the next administration.
The president-elect has selected another retired Marine general for his cabinet -- John F. Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security.