• Innovation
    paths (cybrain/Shutterstock.com)

    GSA rolls out shared services pilot for SBIR

    GSA and the Small Business Administration look to make tech innovation and commercialization easier across government. 07/30/2018

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

    FAS on the move

    Despite challenges, Federal Acquisition Service leaders remain confident in their big telecom contract, ecommerce portal plans and transactional data initiative. 07/27/2018

  • Congress
    cloud analysis (istorsvetlana/Shutterstock.com)

    New bill bakes FedRAMP into law

    Virginia Democrat Gerry Connolly is pushing a bill to set clear lines of responsibility and compliance for the cloud authorization process. 07/27/2018

  • Oversight
    By alphaspirit shutterstock photo ID: 171785249

    Proposed OPM-GSA merger includes IT consolidation

    As part of a proposed shift of most of OPM's function to GSA, officials plan a sharp consolidation of HR systems and the digitization of paper-based health and retirement records. 07/26/2018

  • Cloud
    cloud computing (Shutterstock.com)

    Pentagon's $10 billion JEDI cloud buy hits the street

    Defense Department CIO Dana Deasy says welcome to Cloud City but some in industry say this deal's getting worse all the time. 07/26/2018

  • Health IT
    health data (bixstock/Shutterstock.com)

    DOD adds $1.1 billion to health record contract

    The Military Health System is adding funds to its electronic health record contract to support a common baseline with the Department of Veterans Affairs and add advanced functionality. 07/25/2018

  • Citizen Services
    By Andrea Izzotti shutterstock id 147037244

    White House looks to GEAR up

    The Trump administration wants input on a new center that would bring together government and industry researchers and academics to help modernize processes and services. 07/25/2018

  • Congress
    military cloud

    Congress demands more openness from DOD on cloud

    The conference report for the fiscal year 2019 defense spending bill looks to the Pentagon to open the books on its cloud acquisition strategy. 07/24/2018

  • Acquisition
    software (whiteMocca/Shutterstock.com)

    Software group backs curbs on LPTA in defense bill

    BSA/The Software Alliance supports a move in Congress to limit use of "lowest price technically acceptable" standards in federal IT contracting. 07/20/2018

  • Congress
    intrusion detection (sdecoret/Shutterstock.com)

    New CDM bill aims for flexibility, newer tech

    Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced legislation designed to give the Department of Homeland Security more flexibility to implement and share a key cybersecurity program with partner agencies. 07/19/2018

  • Workforce
    Shutterstock photo id 669226093 By Gorodenkoff

    NBIB pilot looks to contractor data to speed clearances

    A planned National Background Investigative Bureau pilot program taps contractor hiring data to speed clearance checks. 07/19/2018

  • Acquisition
    shutterstock ID: 377287183 By Rei and Motion Studio

    Acquisition pros report optimism despite budget uncertainty

    A survey of federal acquisition specialists from the Professional Services Council found positive views of the workforce and communication efforts. 07/19/2018

  • Comment
    market research By Rawpixel.com Royalty-free stock photo ID: 275245526

    Why Congress should embrace market research for DOD

    A provision in the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act would bring significant benefits to DOD IT acquisition. 07/19/2018

  • Procurement
    Stock photo ID: 658810513 By asharkyu

    Still no extension on EIS

    GSA is still considering an extension on its 2020 deadline for federal agencies to move to the $50 billion next-generation telecommunications contract. 07/17/2018

  • Acquisition
    BY By julia.m Royalty-free stock vector ID: 779956477

    DHS: Agencies need greater authority to protect tech supply chain

    Officials from the Department of Homeland Security told a congressional committee that they would support additional authorities to better emphasize security in technology supply chain management throughout the federal government. 07/12/2018

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