• Defense
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    NGA deputy director talks acquisition overhaul

    National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Deputy Director Justin Poole said the key to acquisition reform is more autonomy. 05/10/2018

  • Oversight
    health data (Supphachai Salaeman/Shutterstock.com)

    Senate probes VA's electronic health record spending

    Multiple delays in signing a contract for a commercial electronic health record have lawmakers wondering when the money they appropriated will be spent. 05/10/2018

  • Cybersecurity

    For better cybersecurity, be nice to your CFO

    Instead of looking for the new hire or the next great tech to protect federal networks, agency cybersecurity officials could get more done by befriending their financial counterparts. 05/01/2018

  • Comment
    By alphaspirit shutterstock photo ID: 171785249

    4 steps toward IT consolidation

    To successfully manage an IT consolidation, leaders must know the requirements, develop a strategy, get employee buy-in and measure the results. 04/30/2018

  • Acquisition
    Stock photo ID: 658810513 By asharkyu

    EIS gets best-in-class handle

    GSA's big, next-generation telecommunications contract, as well as its supporting contracts, get favored designation from OMB. 04/27/2018

  • Cloud
    cloud computing (Shutterstock.com)

    DOD says JEDI strategy coming May 7

    At a Senate hearing, top Defense officials told lawmakers that a justification for the Pentagon's cloud procurement strategy called for in a recent spending bill will be submitted before the final request for proposals hits the street. 04/27/2018

  • Workforce
    By Vizual Studio Royalty-free stock photo ID: 174115661

    Feds face unexpected taxes on moving expenses

    Two Democratic senators want rules in place to make sure federal employees who relocate for work can't be taxed for moving expenses under the new tax law. 04/25/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    By BeeBright shutterstock ID: 789734968

    China's penetration of U.S. supply chain runs deep, says report

    A new report sounds calls on the U.S. government and industry to develop a comprehensive strategy for securing the technology supply chain from foreign sabotage and espionage. 04/23/2018

  • Defense
    The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    Will 'fourth estate' reforms at DOD save serious money?

    Eliminating supporting defense agencies may not save enough money to hit cost-cutting targets, experts say. 04/20/2018

  • Oversight
    modernization (alphaspirit/Shutterstock.com)

    IGs: IT and workforce woes plague multiple agencies

    The first-ever report on governmentwide challenges from a group of Inspectors General found that management of IT systems and human capital are among the most frequently identified performance challenges facing agencies across government. 04/19/2018

  • People
    GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

    GSA shuffles key IT personnel

    The Technology Modernization fund gets a leader, and a contracting executive is moved off GSA's $50 billion telecom contract. 04/19/2018

  • IT Modernization
    Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

    9 agencies seek TMF funds

    Nine agencies have submitted plans to tap the first $100 million available via the Technology Modernization Fund, but no decisions have been made yet. 04/18/2018

  • Budget
    GSA administrator Emily Murphy testifies before a House panel on Feb 15 2018

    GSA chief says citizen services will be a focal point in FY2019

    IT modernization funds and real estate questions also featured prominently at an April 17 hearing on the General Services Administration's appropriation. 04/18/2018

  • agile development (Kalakruthi/Shutterstock.com)

    Striking a blow for agile with DOD weapons systems

    If the Defense Department truly embraces agile, Steve Kelman argues, it would be a critical and much-needed tipping point for government innovation. 04/18/2018

  • Defense
    Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies at an April 12 hearing of the House Armed Services Committee.

    Mattis: Cloud deal not tailored for Amazon

    On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind. 04/12/2018

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