Federal CIO Tony Scott also asserted that more IT spending is needed: "You can't save your way to success."
CIOs are warning lawmakers that they're about to discover the hidden costs of implementation.
The already testy public debate between Pentagon officials and Sen. John McCain over an acquisition provision in the defense authorization bill is getting even testier.
18F's novel agile procurement attempt is pushed back while the agency works to answer all the vendor questions pouring in.
Use all funding options to get cutting-edge technologies into the hands of soldiers faster, says a new CSIS study.
"Nine months ago we had 75 agency customers. We still have 75 agency customers," says former OFPP head Joe Jordan.
The federal CIO told House watchdogs that IT reform would be implemented with strict oversight, but there are already rumblings inside agencies about possible exceptions.
GAO studies have shown increasing use of reverse auctions, including some instances where they weren't used very effectively.
GSA decides to cancel three "bridge" contracts, and says the EIS RFP will slip to September.
Included in the $612 billion House-passed defense bill are some of Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry's proposals for overhauling military purchasing.
Acquisition officers get too much advice from people who can't move the process forward, says Army Assistant Secretary Heidi Shyu.
The Pentagon's top acquisition official says provisions concerning the service chiefs and acquisition experience for personnel need improvement.
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