Federal CIO Tony Scott  (Photo: Robert Severi for FCW)

Can Tony Scott get it all done?

The U.S. CIO has made a mantra of 'land the planes' and pushed notable improvements in his first nine months. But the to-do list for 2016 is long indeed.

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The key to successful IT consolidation efforts

Application portfolio management is a vital component of agencies' efforts to do more with less while keeping the focus on achieving their mission.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Evan Chan

At JPL, Evan Chan helped lead the creation of paperless procurement and augmented-reality initiatives.

2015 Rising Star

Erica McCann

Erica McCann makes recommendations about legislative and regulatory actions that affect the contracting environment, which benefits both government and industry.

2015 Rising Star Awards

Mark Naggar

Mark Naggar's innovative approach to acquisition at the Department of Health and Human Services has touched off a reform effort that is spreading to other agencies.

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Groups want OMB to reconsider info policy revisions

A collection of public interest groups wants to preserve sections on the importance of public information in the key A-130 information policy document.

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Getting government ready for the Internet of Things

A new study urges agencies to embrace the IoT while also instituting adequate security and privacy protections.

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Moving forward with FITARA

Agency CIOs can lead real and lasting change with the help of other government leaders and old-school performance grades.

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GAO nixes Peace Corps' email plans

Auditors ruling on a bid protest could bring clarity to how follow-on contracts should be handled.

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Sun could be setting on DUNS

Open-government advocates have long criticized the reliance on the proprietary DUNS identifier in federal contracting, and it appears that some agencies are listening.

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Federal shared services -- is the third time the charm?

The creation of a new oversight office in GSA leaves many critical issues unresolved, but it's an important improvement nonetheless.

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Clock ticking on FITARA implementation

There's much to do in a short amount of time to make the IT reforms in FITARA work, leaders say.