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

    GSA mulls recompete of SAM.gov contract

    The General Services Administration granted IBM a six-month $16 million extension on its contract to operate and modernize the SAM.gov system as the agency considers whether to put the business up for bidding. 08/23/2018

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

    Olson to head Technology Transformation Service

    Kelly Olson will step in as acting TTS director and FAS deputy commissioner on Aug. 27. 08/22/2018

  • Drones
    drone by barbed wire fence (Kletr/Shutterstock.com)

    GSA adds drone countermeasures to security schedule

    The General Services Administration has added anti-drone technology to its product menu for federal, state and local law enforcement, first responders and agencies, but aviation and legal experts urge discretion. 08/22/2018

  • Defense
    business opportunity (Khakimullin Aleksandr/Shutterstock.com)

    PEO structure survives Army Futures reorg, for now

    The new Army Futures Command aims to meld all of the service's modernization efforts under one command, but for now the Army program executive officer structure will remain in place. 08/21/2018

  • Aquisition
    shutterstock ID: 377287183 By Rei and Motion Studio

    GSA looks to streamline buying policies

    Acquisition leaders are driving new policies to allow agencies to combine purchases and speed negotiations with vendors. 08/21/2018

  • Comment

    The road to cyber hell was paved with good intentions

    A series of well-intended cloud initiatives have left agencies with unforeseen security challenges, but overcoming them is not hard if you know where to look. 08/20/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    By julia.m shutterstock ID: 779956477

    DHS seeks help with IT supply chain

    The Department of Homeland Security is looking for an unclassified source of information about potential cybersecurity risks in the IT supply chain. 08/17/2018

  • Acquisition
    shutterstock image By enzozo; photo ID: 319763930

    DHS cyber office plans $640M in buying through 2020

    The critical infrastructure cyber protection directorate will likely spin out more than half a billion in procurements through various components. 08/17/2018

  • Cloud
    key in cloud (Blackboard/Shutterstock.com)

    Cloud migration made easy

    As OMB readies its Cloud Smart strategy, a key government executive shares four keys to successful cloud migrations. 08/16/2018

  • People
    Bill Zielinski via gov matters

    Zielinski to take over as GSA's top IT buyer

    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. 08/16/2018

  • Budget
    shutterstock image By enzozo; photo ID: 319763930

    Budget uncertainty is routine. What makes 2018 different?

    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. 08/15/2018

  • Cloud
    cloud migration

    DISA seeks metrics for cloud SLAs

    An interagency working group is putting together a catalog of service level agreement metrics that all federal agencies could use for commercial cloud contracts. 08/14/2018

  • Procurement
    By Gil C shutterstock ID 175538990

    Census grapples with IT and (now) paper challenges

    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. 08/14/2018

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