A marquee program designed to protect the government against cybersecurity threats is facing new scrutiny in the wake of Solar Winds Orion breach, but analysts say the program was unlikely to have ever stopped the hacking campaign.
The Joint Artificial Intelligence Center awarded an other transaction agreement to build and manage an online environment for rapid procurement of AI capabilities.
The Defense Pricing and Contracting Agency recorded more than $16 billion in other transaction agreements in 2020 in the Defense Department's response to the pandemic.
Alternative hiring assessments show promise for improving the yield of successful applicants from federal job postings.
President Biden included the massive uptick in the Technology Modernization Fund in his $1.9 trillion pandemic relief and recovery proposal, and key lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee are pushing to include the measure in legislation.
Army CIO plans to release new enterprise digital strategy and rein in $2 billion of bloated IT spending.
An executive order also called for feds and federal contractors to receive a $15 minimum wage.
The Biden-Harris administration tapped former officials to senior slots at the General Services Administration, but the nomination of an administrator is still to come.
Telework made the idea of bringing your own device a top priority as the Defense Information Systems Agency begins transitioning to a permanent version of the commercial virtual remote environment.
The Defense Department's top buyer, Ellen Lord, said the incoming Biden administration will have to contend with adversarial investments and cybersecurity weaknesses in the contractor base.
Civil rights groups caution that the rule change that allows faith-based organizations that are also federal contractors to favor their members in hiring could lead to employment discrimination.
The departing chief of the Federal Acquisition Service, Julie Dunne, talks to FCW about recent initiatives.
The Pentagon eliminated a class deviation that implemented the president's executive order purging diversity training across federal grants and contracts.
The Defense Department's cloud office will have a new home at the Defense Information Systems Agency later this month.
The Justice Department today said hackers likely accessed about 3% of email inboxes.