The final report from the Section 809 Panel charged with defense acquisition reform thinks the era of the central CIO might be coming to a close.
A watchdog report asserts that General Services Administration lawyers gave possible emoluments clause violations the short shrift in a review of President Trump's hotel lease.
Legislation would strengthen reporting structure for CIO, CISO, require IT reports and plans.
With tax filing season colliding with the shutdown, the IRS is bringing back tens of thousands of employees to process returns -- and most IT staffers were already excepted and on the job.
Warning that facial recognition systems "exacerbate historical and existing bias" that hurts disadvantaged communities, a coalition of 85 civil rights groups asks Amazon, Google and Microsoft to stop selling the tech to governments worldwide.
A lawsuit filed by the National Treasury Employees Union challenging the constitutionality of not paying federal employees during a lapse in appropriations could result in sending home feds unpaid amid the shutdown.
Feds on furlough or working without pay didn't hear much encouraging news from politicians over the weekend.
The manager of the National Institute of Health's governmentwide acquisition contracting vehicles says federal customers will have to rush to meet fiscal 2019 purchasing deadlines after the shutdown.
An Army acquisition head says IT strategy around software and cloud are being refined, and artificial intelligence in weapons systems has become a priority.
With feds on furlough or working without pay face the prospect of a missed paycheck, President Trump signaled a long shutdown by cancelling his trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos on Jan. 22.
David Norquist, now acting deputy secretary of defense, discussed the Pentagon's pilot database to help track spending and utilize data analytics
Furloughs and unpaid work have "a rotting effect on morale," said one former agency CFO. "That is an overarching concern in reopening after a shutdown of significant length – and I think we're at that point now."