A former Census director told FCW that the bureau appears to be "in pretty good shape right now" when it comes to funding.
The five-year policy plan articulates the Department of Homeland Security's cyber role as almost entirely defensive.
Agency transition to shared services could be eased by the same fee model that supports agencies move to the EIS telecom contract.
The move is the latest step in the long-planned modernization of the System of Award Management.
The U.S. government will revisit harsh sanctions against Chinese telecom firm ZTE, despite years of complaints by U.S. officials that the communications giant violates trade laws and may facilitate Chinese espionage.
The report criticizes the proliferation of more than 500 cloud acquisition and migration efforts as being "reminiscent of DOD's current legacy information technology environment, which is not optimized for the 21st century."
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Deputy Director Justin Poole said the key to acquisition reform is more autonomy.
An appropriations bill funding the legislative branch calls for a study of resurrecting the defunct Office of Technology Assessment.
The House Armed Service Committee's 2019 defense spending bill also calls for more detail on the Pentagon's controversial JEDI cloud acquisition program.
The administration's request for a new budget line for cybersecurity activities at the Department of Energy earned big backing in an FY2019 appropriations bill.
The Energy Department opened a multimillion dollar funding pool for its national lab experts to further explore quantum computing.
Despite general agreement the Modernizing Government Technology Act was a win for federal IT, just nine projects were initially submitted for money from the central IT fund the law created.