Policy


Shutterstock ID 577492282 By William Potter

GSA closes in on e-commerce portal plan

In an industry day for its planned e-commerce portal, GSA officials addressed vendor concerns and pressed for more ideas on how to develop the effort.

market research By Rawpixel.com Royalty-free stock photo ID: 275245526

Small biz programs for contractors could be consolidated in reorg

A White House proposal would harmonize multiple federal programs for small business funding and contracting certification at the Small Business Administration.

By Andrea Izzotti shutterstock id 147037244

White House proposes wide-ranging government reorg

A White House plan to reorganize and consolidate agencies across government includes changes to federal employee services and customer experience.

By Gil C shutterstock ID 175538990

House, Senate bills split on Census funding

House and Senate appropriators differ by $1 billion in their bills to fund the Census Bureau in fiscal year 2019.

By julia.m shutterstock ID: 779956477

Senate bill looks to secure the IT supply chain

A new bipartisan bill looks to build capacity inside the federal government to evaluate supply chain risks with an eye to making sure the government buys secure tech.

shutterstock image By enzozo; photo ID: 319763930

A new push for more actionable IT spending data

The White House and the General Services Administration are seeking information from industry about how to make federal IT spending more transparent and run IT operations more like a business.

Agile development By Kalakruthi shutterstock image ID: 516494164

DHS tried to take 5 legacy IT programs agile. Here’s what happened

The Department of Homeland Security ran a yearlong agile acquisition pilot program with five existing programs from FEMA, TSA, ICE and USCIS.

modernization (alphaspirit/Shutterstock.com)

TMF's how-to guide for remaining $55 million

The seven-member board steering IT modernization dollars is telling agencies how they can get a piece of the remaining $55 million in funding.

business opportunity (Khakimullin Aleksandr/Shutterstock.com)

House appropriators approve $150 million for TMF in FY2019

The House Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would provide $150 million for the centralized fund created by the Modernizing Government Technology Act, falling $60 million short of the White House’s fiscal year 2019 request and $100 million short of what the MGT Act authorizes.

shutterstock ID: 377287183 By Rei and Motion Studio

Congress, GAO signal OTA oversight

Lawmakers join the Government Accountability Office in asserting greater oversight and review over "other transaction authority" awards.

Census 2020 By Maria Dryfhout Stock photo ID: 790714156

Census IT costs close in on $5 billion

Census documents reveal the rising costs of the 2020 census -- and indicate that existing tech can be leveraged to obtain accurate citizenship data without adding a new question to the population survey.

By julia.m shutterstock ID: 779956477

SEWP tool helps federal IT supply chain

SEWP's authorized reseller identification tool is helping the contract vehicle's federal customers weed out unauthorized IT gear and services.

Stay Connected

FCW Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.