With agencies' draft reorganization plans due at the end of the month, senators want to focus on legislative solutions to the low-hanging fruit for improving agency efficiencies.
The Government Accountability Office warns that the federal government may have limited visibility into state marketplace systems.
The bill puts legislative heft behind a Department of Homeland Security plan to integrate data access across components.
On a recent earnings call, a CEO at a top federal contractor said that federal civilian customers are reacting to budget pressures by holding back spending, but said there is "continual demand" to upgrade IT.
One year out from FITARA's expiration, GAO found the vast majority of agencies are not on track with the law's data center optimization requirements.
Amid a busy fall schedule, Congress must find time to reauthorize a key spying program, says the top Democrat on the House intelligence panel.
A bipartisan panel of government management experts is pushing for the creation of a federal data service for collecting and distributing information to aid evidence-based policymaking, with an emphasis on ensuring privacy.
The emergency appropriations package for hurricane Harvey could let lawmakers punt budget and debt deals to the end of 2017, with the next shutdown threat coming in mid-December.
Emily Murphy, President Trump's pick to lead the General Services Administration, has earned respect from industry, but her selection comes at a tricky time for the agency and Washington alike.
The OMB numbers on data center consolidation highlights a recurring problem for the government: the lack of consistent, accurate information around data center ownership.
The White House and Veterans Affairs chief are pushing for expanded telehealth, but the department may need some legislative help to get there.
Reports on international cybersecurity cooperation were due from key agencies by June 23, under President Trump's May executive order, and some in the Senate would like a look at the documents.