Agencies should base their fiscal year 2014 budget requests on evidence of programs' effectiveness, with an eye toward spending less, OMB says.
Federal CIOs are urged to use the shared IT services strategy, but it's not a necessity, says OMB's chief enterprise architect.
The Obama administration's senior cyber official announces he's retiring to spend more time with family.
Improving cyber defenses with real-time awareness takes an investment in planning and new capabilities.
Congress rejected DOD's proposed changes to FAR language, but changes to commercial of-a-type acquisition aren't completely off the table yet.
An initiative under Obama's hiring reform makes it easier for students to pursue a government career.
Unintended side effects of efforts to rein in careless spending could affect other administration priorities.
Customs and Border Protection collects millions of pieces of information on travelers each year, but has only a part-time privacy officer.
DOD's IT Enterprise Strategy and Roadmap is designed to streamline defense IT, but insiders wonder if major budget cuts could derail it.
To understand the enormous scope of the Defense Department's enterprise IT strategy, one need only look at the numbers involved, which are big enough to form a tempting target for budget cutters.
Government leaders need to realize technology is their friend, a strategic asset, says the federal CIO.
DOD has long been troubled by poor financial management, but 2012 could be the year it turns itself around.