The average federal pay raise for fiscal 2016 was 1.3 percent.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the money would be used to better train cybersecurity personnel and develop more offensive tools.
The Government Accountability Office says some data element definitions offered by Treasury and OMB are potentially unclear, inconsistent and open to interpretation.
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $4 billion to fund his new Computer Science for All initiative for public schools.
A spending bill provision expands CIO budget authority to independent agencies, but whether or how agencies will actually change their operations is an open question.
A biennial budget bill is being pushed in Congress, but many lawmakers and industry experts are skeptical of a two-year cycle for appropriations.
The New Year will bring a bill designed to streamline the way agencies fund, acquire and approve the move to cloud computing.
Here are three steps for moving from static spreadsheets to truly dynamic tools that support decision-making and mission analysis.
Congress passed the omnibus appropriations bill on Dec. 18, funding the federal government through fiscal year 2016 and averting a possible shutdown.
The $1.1 trillion spending bill includes a FITARA carve-out for the National Labs, some key appropriations for IT improvements and cybersecurity, and lumps of coal for a few problematic programs.
Department of Transportation CIO Richard McKinney is using his FITARA hammer to halt purchasing until he gets spending plans that show him what the heck is going on.
Landmark cybersecurity legislation was included in the omnibus spending bill to fund the government through fiscal year 2016, but some privacy advocates are still determined to oppose the measure.
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