The DOD's IT shop is leveraging "other transaction authority" to buy leading-edge technology for prototypes and experiments.
With the MGT Act poised to become law, it's a matter of when -- not if -- federal agencies will modernize legacy software and infrastructure.
IT modernization is not only key for federal agencies, but to GSA's Federal Acquisition Service.
Ranier Ramos, formerly of the U.S. Army Public Health Command, will serve a year in federal prison and pay millions in penalties and restitution.
A recent RFI seeks examples of effective and problematic contract language as well as suggestions on how to incorporate cloud services into different contract vehicles for direct solicitations, resellers and system integrators.
There are new big plans for federal IT modernization, but the old pitfalls remain.
The $700 billion defense bill now poised for final passage includes provisions to modernize agency IT through revolving funds and allow for for easy, off-the-shelf Pentagon procurement.
John Kammerer, NSA's technical director of high performance computing solutions, wants the federal government to pay more attention to startups.
Census made several key slipups in its decision to award a $283 million mobile device contract for the 2020 population count, according to the Government Accountability Office.
Acquisition policy is focusing on more transparent, innovative buying methods that take cues from commercial markets.
Congress still faces the decision whether to privatize air traffic control responsibilities and the jobs of 30,000 federal employees.
The House speaker and Democratic senator have introduced legislation to help measure government efficiency based on their commission’s findings.