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.
With the majority of agency FITARA implementation plans approved and posted, the federal CIO said the process of reimagining federal IT management has gone more smoothly than expected.
House and Senate appropriations panels approved funding measures that essentially match administration requests for the Office of Information and Technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
It's been nearly 16 months since the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act was signed into law, but there's still much to do on the implementation front.
As a new security clearance agency develops, OPM's background checkers are seeking automated tools to review a variety of web-accessible information sources.
More than 40 companies have used GSA's new fast-track process to get a spot on the agency's massive multiple-award IT contract.
Rep. Will Hurd told FCW that the notion that "if you don't spend it, you lose it [is] the wrong kind of incentive to have in purchasing IT goods and services."
Agencies can put more money on mission by analyzing accounts payable data. The former leader of the U.K.'s Government Procurement Service explains what it takes.
The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate helped a small mobile security company join GSA’s largest, most widely used acquisition vehicle in just 35 days.
Limiting the impact of open source policy to a time- and scope-constrained pilot forgoes a unique and long-needed opportunity to modernize government, argues a leading open source advocate.