House-passed updates to the 30-year-old Electronic Communications Privacy Act eliminate differences in the way locally and remotely stored email messagess are treated when it comes to law enforcement access.
The $3.1 billion revolving IT fund proposed by the White House would jump-start the projects most in need of funding and would not preclude other investments, federal CIO Tony Scott said.
Excess IT spending represents a major cost cutting opportunity for the federal government. To make this happen, government IT leaders must adopt a new model that aligns and shares resources across department lines.
Lawmakers in both chambers of Congress are teeing up legislation to discourage the use of lowest price technically acceptable in defense IT procurement.
The Senate bill appropriating fiscal 2017 funds for the Energy Department does not renew a controversial provision that exempted the national labs from Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act rules.
Two key IT modernization bills could move in Congress, despite the compressed legislative calendar and the politically charged election year.
Silicon Valley executives voiced frustration and concern over the length of time it takes for contracts to go through while doing business with the government.
Budget uncertainty hurts agency planning and can lead to more waste. Congress wants to change -- but how?
A House Armed Services Subcommittee markup provides the Pentagon with more authority to recover from a cyberattack, replaces OPM's security clearance information systems and restricts funding for the DOD's Silicon Valley acquisition experiment.
In comments on GitHub, Homeland Security CIO Luke McCormack sought to set the record straight on how the agency views open source.
A new bill would require agency CIOs to inventory software licenses and report on savings and cost avoidance from improved acquisition strategies.
A new report attributes many federal agency redundancies to a failure to manage, or even collect, the right data.