• Comment
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    Effective acquisition: A key enabler for successful IT modernization

    Fostering effective communication goes a long way in driving change needed for IT modernization. 11/16/2018

  • Acquisition
    Leslie Field, OFPP photo via PSC

    Reaching in to teach procurement

    Lesley Field, the government's top acquisition officer, talks about the challenge of communicating with 40,000 procurement specialists across government. 11/16/2018

  • FCW Insider: Nov. 16

    Top stories, quick hits and more from FCW's reporters and editors. 11/16/2018

  • Workforce
    Blue Signage and logo of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    Unions sue VA over move to curtail official time

    Three federal unions are suing Department of Veterans Affairs for its plan to alter its collective bargaining deal to move more than 400 employees off of union work. 11/15/2018

  • People

    GSA job swap

    Two of the top managers at the Federal Acquisition Service are switching jobs, and there are ramifications for the $50 billion EIS contract. 11/15/2018

  • Cybersecurity

    DOD, DHS report advancing cyber cooperation

    Officials from both agencies told Congress at a joint committee hearing on cyber incident cooperation that the partnership has been fruitful, but budget constraints could require legislation. 11/15/2018

  • CIO Perspective
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    Are we at an inflection point for IT modernization?

    Former DHS CIO Richard Spires sees real momentum and top-level focus, but says the challenge now is to translate that into agency-specific action. 11/15/2018

  • cloud migration

    FCW Insider: Nov. 15

    Top stories, quick hits and more from FCW's reporters and editors. 11/15/2018

  • Veterans Affairs
    health data (Supphachai Salaeman/

    Lawmakers balk at $350M addition to VA's health record deal

    The $16 billion, 10-year electronic heath record software upgrade at the Department of Veterans Affairs is barely past the starting gate, but lawmakers are already worried about management and budgeting missteps that could put the project over budget and behind schedule. 11/14/2018

  • Management
    Fiscal cliff (Photo by MrIncredible/Shutterstock)

    GAO: Four big agencies still lag on FITARA

    The congressional watchdog warns that CIOs still lack visibility into IT spending four years after the passage of landmark procurement legislation. 11/14/2018

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