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.
The Defense Department is being outpaced in technology development by the commercial side. Advisers say, "If you can't beat them, join them."
A host of IT boondoggles are featured in Sen. James Lankford's debut report on wasteful federal spending.
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.
Application portfolio management is a vital component of agencies' efforts to do more with less while keeping the focus on achieving their mission.
At JPL, Evan Chan helped lead the creation of paperless procurement and augmented-reality initiatives.
Erica McCann makes recommendations about legislative and regulatory actions that affect the contracting environment, which benefits both government and industry.
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.
A collection of public interest groups wants to preserve sections on the importance of public information in the key A-130 information policy document.