A former Obama administration cybersecurity official wants a single agency to take the lead on generating and enforcing security standards for technology products.
A Republican senator's annual government waste report cites IT boondoggles, programs with insufficient oversight and structural impediments to efficient hiring.
Senate appropriators are continuing a series of spending restrictions and reporting requirements for the IRS in FY2018, even as planned IT modernization lags.
The legislative push to get federal agencies up to speed on IT, eliminating creaky and expensive legacy systems will end with the president's signature.
The Trump administration's plan to use predictive software to rate threats posed by immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers will result in discriminatory decisions, say a group of privacy advocates and computer scientists.
To stay on track with an ambitious launch schedule, the Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to reprogram $374 million in current funds.
The DOD's IT shop is leveraging "other transaction authority" to buy leading-edge technology for prototypes and experiments.
With the MGT Act poised to become law, it's a matter of when -- not if -- federal agencies will modernize legacy software and infrastructure.
IT modernization is not only key for federal agencies, but to GSA's Federal Acquisition Service.
Ranier Ramos, formerly of the U.S. Army Public Health Command, will serve a year in federal prison and pay millions in penalties and restitution.
A recent RFI seeks examples of effective and problematic contract language as well as suggestions on how to incorporate cloud services into different contract vehicles for direct solicitations, resellers and system integrators.
There are new big plans for federal IT modernization, but the old pitfalls remain.