Attempting to modernize without a comprehensive approach that accounts for an agency's culture, engages its workforce and addresses critical business practices can actually create new or additional challenges that limit effectiveness and negatively affect mission outcomes.
The Veterans Benefits Administration at the Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to reprogram about $250 million in COVID-19 emergency funding to modernize its troubled education benefits system.
Steve Kelman looks at the efforts of a non-traditional contractor to bring new firms into the fold.
Few things will derail a project as fast as a lack of focus on mission outcomes and maintaining trust.
John Gibbs, the HUD official selected to lead the Office of Personnel Management, wasn't pressed by lawmakers on a history of controversial tweets of conspiracy theories and calling the Democrats the party of Islam.
The Defense Department released a long-awaited update of policies governing its buying practices, with an eye to rapid technology acquisition.
An overview of 16 key IT projects finds some common risks and pitfalls.
Leaders of the VA's $16 billion health record modernization plan look to jumpstart their implementation schedule.
The Social Security Administration has embraced agile software development, but needs to delineate how contracting personnel fit into the picture, says federal watchdog
A new watchdog report finds additional systems and applications that would be considered legacy under the IT organization's own definition, and hundreds more that might or might not.
The STARS II small business contract proved so popular that its ceiling value has been extended several times, but the General Services Administration is ready for its successor.
Jose Arrieta will depart as the top tech official at the Department of Health and Human Services in the coming weeks.
The agency is seeing uneven results on two of its most important efforts, cloud migration and data center consolidation, according to a new agency watchdog report.
Defense agencies in particular are embracing the idea of blending development, security and operations from day one.
The bill also would steer Technology Modernization Fund dollars to agency efforts to improve telework activities.