Management


Management abstract

GSA looks to staff up IT modernization teams

Solicitation covers start-up staffing needs for five separate Centers of Excellence to "manage centralized, function-specific talent, solutions and acquisition vehicles."

Will Hurd

Hurd dishes on MGT's future

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) discusses the prospects of the MGT Act's centralized modernization fund actually getting funded for fiscal year 2018 and how agencies can maximize the working capital funds.

Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.)

Lankford looks to cut debate time for political nominations

With hundreds of key vacancies throughout the government, one GOP senator is looking to cut debate time for nominees requiring Senate approval.

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Kaspersky challenges DHS software ban in court

Kaspersky Lab announced Dec. 18 that it will challenge a DHS directive banning the use of their software in the federal government.

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White House leans on private sector for modernization

As agencies prepare to tackle the administration's IT priorities, the White House is looking to unite federal and private-sector efforts to modernize government systems.

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Lawmakers set oversight agenda for IT modernization

Leaders on the House Oversight Committee offered a first look at plans for oversight of MGT Act implementation.

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Congress wants to set the stage for AI regs

A new bill would establish a federal advisory committee to examine the impact of AI.

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Are agencies doing all they can to attract talent?

Agencies may be underutilizing creative payment structures and incentives that could help them attract and retain employees, according to a GAO report.

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Lessons learned from training Army combat units in cyber ops

The Cyber Electromagnetic Activities pilot initiative focused on equipping tactical commanders and brigades with cyber and information operation techniques.

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2019 White House budget may include civilian pay freeze

A leaked OMB document featured in a Democratic report from a Senate committee indicates a proposed pay freeze is on the horizon.

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Help wanted: Senior agile leaders needed

The government must invest in making agencies' senior IT program managers real agile leaders.

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The MGT Act is law. Now what?

Congressional appropriators still must allocate the money for agencies to use the central fund MGT creates. And if they do, how can agencies take advantage of the newly created modernization funds?