Digital service teams hope their clout and support from the administration can break through decades-old cultural barriers and empower the federal IT workforce at large.
The department's failure to launch an agile services contract can serve as a teachable moment, according to DHS procurement officials.
The move to fold the Technology Transformation Service under the Federal Acquisition Service came as a surprise to the workers at 18F and TTS.
The FCC CIO is taking his change agent game to the intelligence community.
New Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson says that in addition to pressing readiness and modernization needs, the service must prioritize innovation, research and realigning the cyber workforce.
The State Department is contemplating a procurement that can drive innovation and collaboration among U.S. diplomats.
President Donald Trump's nominee to lead a whistleblower protection office comes from a legal group that is currently suing the EPA to access employees' encrypted communications.
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While President Trump's budget proposal includes a $228 million investment for a general IT modernization fund, the head of the agency overseeing the fund sees the initial investment as more of a proof of concept than a panacea.
President Trump's budget proposal falls almost $300 million short of his predecessor's proposal for fiscal year 2018, raising concerns that an already-challenged census could be in historic trouble.
Study after study has argued that the Department of Defense is risk averse and unable to rapidly adapt to changing technology. One former official says it's time to use force to change innovation culture at the Pentagon.
While DIUx is addressing defense innovation and acquisition shortfalls, experts say the need for a procurement acceleration program shows just how broken the acquisition process is.
Digital diplomacy, a priority for the State Department under the Obama administration, appears to be at a crossroads.
Agencies are due to report their first tranche of spending data under the Data Act on May 9, but lawmakers are framing the milestone date as a starting point.