Agencies are getting up to three more years on existing telecom contracts before having to shift to the $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle.
The Department of Health and Human Services is making a big push to have the first blockchain-based program in the federal government with authority to operate certification.
The Defense Department's $8 billion office enterprise cloud solution is on a tight timeline amid skepticism about whether customers will go for the plan.
The IRS is laying the groundwork for a series of pilot projects over the next year to flesh out its IT modernization priorities.
The Office of Personnel Management says it expects to wrap up the re-compete award for its credit monitoring contract covering those whose data was breached as part of the OPM hacks.
The Department of Veterans Affairs announced a reset on a troubled software project needed to deliver education benefits to veterans, but can it get things on track in a year?
As President Trump and lawmakers wrangle over funding for a border wall, a partial government shutdown looms.
The General Services Administration plans to consolidate dozens of its buying schedules across product areas including IT and services to reduce duplication.
As part of a policy refresh, the Office of Management and Budget is putting new hurdles in place for agencies that want to acquire new or expand current physical data center facilities.
The General Services Administration wants to leverage agile and cloud in a new contract to make its back-office IT operations more nimble and efficient.
The move came days after the Government Accountability Office dismissed a similar protest from Oracle against the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year cloud buy.
As big EIS contractors close in on their ATOs, officials could take up the issue of a contract extension after the Thanksgiving break.
DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen signaled that her newly minted cybersecurity agency will shift its focus to a number of longer term initiatives around risk and supply chain.
Longstanding deficiencies in the Defense Department's tech portfolio emerged as a leading cause for the failure of the organization’s first completed audit report.
Fostering effective communication goes a long way in driving change needed for IT modernization.
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Tech demos have the potential to dramatically improve IT acquisition, Steve Kelman writes. But it needs to be done right.
Government desperately needs a better way to buy cloud services. The Section 809 panel's call to create a new contract type for consumption-based solutions is a great start.
Subject-matter expertise is important, Steve Kelman writes, but don't underestimate the value of fresh perspectives.
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