The tax agency's procurement leaders want a more open dialogue with industry, but acknowledge that message doesn’t always make its way down the chain of command.
As some nations unify their cybersecurity operations, there are calls for a similar effort to create a single agency for civilian cyber authorities in the U.S.
Two lawmakers are looking for more information from the executive director of the Linux Foundation about the challenges surrounding the security of open-source software.
Leidos CEO Roger Krone is looking outside the Washington metro area for engineering and software hires.
Technology remains a part of the border security balance, but "walls work and agents know it," CBP's Ronald Vitiello said.
The law is supposed to prevent acting officials taking on Senate-confirmed roles indefinitely, but the statutory language is vague and enforcement is uneven.
Agencies will have a year to identify high-value positions, investigate the root causes of any talent shortage and develop action plans before they start reporting annually to OPM.
Once the poster child for telework, the Patent and Trademark Office was dinged by multiple oversight reports alleging time and attendance abuse.
Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert B. Neller said long-term stability is key: "Once you’re, in you’re in."
"We're embarking on the largest transformation in the world," federal CIO Suzette Kent said. "Women are more effective collaborators, and what you deliver is actually better."
Undersecretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy said that while agile acquisition authorities are welcome, there's a risk in using them.
According to an oversight report, a senior FBI official became concerned that techies in the bureau were slow-walking a plan to crack the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooter in the hope of obtaining a favorable court verdict.