With Kay Ely's coming departure, longtime federal IT presence Bill Zielinski is taking over as assistant commissioner of the IT category at the Federal Acquisition Service.
Continuing resolutions and funding uncertainty have been the "new normal" for years, but experts at the Professional Services Council say that this year presents new challenges.
An interagency working group is putting together a catalog of service level agreement metrics that all federal agencies could use for commercial cloud contracts.
In addition to questions over systems readiness and cybersecurity, the first-ever online census is now working to straighten out issues on the paper-based side of the decennial population count -- all against a ticking clock.
Ely plans to work on efforts to merge Office of Personnel Management back-office operations into the General Services Administration and then retire from federal service.
A government-reform watchdog warns that the Pentagon's massive cloud procurement is on the wrong path.
The telecom contract has the potential to reinvent IT infrastructure, but finding the bandwidth to take full advantage could prove difficult.
Three agencies have begun the process of creating a universal feedback form for the Acquisition 360 effort that would allow public reviews of federal acquisitions.
The GAO director of information technology issues is leaving government after 16 years. On his way out the door, Dave Powner details how far govtech has come in the past two decades and flags the most critical issues he sees facing federal IT leaders.
A former OPM executive will lead GSA’s planned Service Management Office as the agencies merge operations.
Steve Kelman believes a lighter touch and a bit more trust could transform today's compliance culture.
The agency responsible for the security and maintenance of the nation’s nuclear stockpile should have a better handle on its maintenance and operations contract documents, a new audit finds.
With uncertainty about the fiscal year 2019 funding for the TMF, agencies are still vying for the remaining 2018 dollars, but concerns about using the central fund persist.
One of the primary architects of GSA’s Centers of Excellence program will return to the private sector at the end of August.
USDA and GSA pushed out requests for proposals to help implement the next stage of the administration's Centers of Excellence program, but they require a quick turnaround.
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It has long been assumed that empowering employees can boost an organization's performance, Steve Kelman notes, but new research finally delivers the data to prove it.
The latest rankings find agencies' scores flat -- and still far behind commercial averages.
Agencies must rethink their security as both the logical and physical attack surfaces expand.
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