• Acquisition

    GSA announces Alliant 2 awards

    Long-awaited IT services GWAC includes 61 firms.

  • Contracting

    GSA adds hyperconverged infrastructure options to Schedule 70

    The General Services Administration adds cloud-friendly platforms to its biggest multiple award IT contract.

  • Point-Counterpoint

    A modest proposal to improve government IT

    Alan Balutis and Don Upson debate the wisdom of a cabinet-level IT shop -- and a thorough reorganization of about a dozen other agencies.

  • Drones

    NDAA brings back drone registration

    The defense bill restores FAA registration requirements for small-drone operators, after rules were struck down by the Court of Appeals.

  • Cybersecurity

    What are voting machine companies doing about cyber?

    Five voting machine companies responded to questions from Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and largely downplayed the threat to their products, pointing to other dangers in the election system.

  • Workforce

    How does civil service efficiency square with agency reorgs?

    While shared services and other tech can help streamline government, federal workforce experts are skeptical about whether budget cuts can spur productivity.

  • Defense

    Senate panel grills former Lockheed exec about potential conflicts

    John Rood, the Lockheed Martin executive nominated for undersecretary of defense for policy, is drawing questions on how he would treat his former firm.

  • Congress

    MGT passes Congress in 2018 NDAA

    The legislative push to get federal agencies up to speed on IT, eliminating creaky and expensive legacy systems will end with the president's signature.

  • Homeland Security

    Hiccups for CBP's new port system as it nears completion

    Customs and Border Protection's years-long march toward a unified import-export data system is nearing conclusion, but not without a couple of last-minute glitches.

  • Cybersecurity

    How to fix information sharing, according to industry

    Secret cyber threat data and a clunky clearance process are barriers to bidirectional information sharing, industry representatives told Congress.