The new in-house IT consultancies at GSA and OMB will likely outlast the Obama administration, according to federal CIO Tony Scott.
Chief data officers are still finding out where they fit into agency plans and hierarchies.
Two industry groups propose guidelines to allow the federal government to better tap into the fast-moving world of commercial IT development.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services aren't closing out contracts properly under federal regulations, possibly leaving money on the table with contractors according to the agency's Inspector General.
Secretary Jeh Johnson is planning modifications to the terrorism alert system to make it more responsive to murkier threats and is considering changes to the K-1 visa program.
The long-awaited revisions to the federal government's key IT policy document don't include enough emphasis on commercial cloud, according to industry commentators.
Members of Congress do not anticipate a government shutdown even though there are only four legislative days left to come to a bipartisan agreement on a spending bill.
The long-term transportation bill pending in Congress would establish an online database of information on vehicle recalls and facilitate information sharing among critical infrastructure providers in emergencies.
The PIF program, which has injected many innovative thinkers into government, is facing concerns about costs as agencies fork over private sector consultant rates – and the PIFs themselves don't see most of the money.
As the Department of Homeland Security moves to more nimble technology acquisition efforts, its various components sometimes have different ideas of what that can mean.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford see online response as a part of the battle against the Islamic State group.
The plan outlines ways the agency CIO can better control IT spending -- and delegate when necessary.