With a new president due in 2017, OMB is asking agencies to get ready for the transition rather than focus on fiscal 2018 budget plans.
The $3.1 billion revolving IT fund proposed by the White House would jump-start the projects most in need of funding and would not preclude other investments, federal CIO Tony Scott said.
Two key IT modernization bills could move in Congress, despite the compressed legislative calendar and the politically charged election year.
Budget uncertainty hurts agency planning and can lead to more waste. Congress wants to change -- but how?
A House Armed Services Subcommittee markup provides the Pentagon with more authority to recover from a cyberattack, replaces OPM's security clearance information systems and restricts funding for the DOD's Silicon Valley acquisition experiment.
A new report attributes many federal agency redundancies to a failure to manage, or even collect, the right data.
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.
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."
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) will introduce legislation supporting an Obama administration plan to appropriate $3.1 billion for a capital fund to modernize outdated federal IT systems.
After a previous year of hang-ups and frustration, taxpayers are getting better treatment from the IRS in 2016 as auditors man the customer service phone lines.
Lawmakers quizzed the head of DHS' Science and Technology Directorate on the proposed $469.9 million R&D budget.
The White House is preparing to send Congress more details on its plan for a revolving $3.1 billion IT modernization fund after the House Budget Committee failed to include the measure in the 2017 budget resolution.
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