The Department of Homeland Security needs additional IT workers to help it assist state and local election officials, as well as patch its internal systems, the agency's IG said in a semi-annual report to Congress.
Army acquisition head Bruce Jette is looking to leverage modernization efforts including AI and automation to improve logistics.
Think of any mission-critical challenge facing any government organization today, and technology is invariably a part of the solution.
Perspecta, the vendor hired to prototype a new background check system for the Department of Defense, is getting a follow-on to its initial sole-source agreement.
A legislative proposal for the 2020 defense spending bill threatens to restrict funds to certain Defense Department offices if the organization fails to implement business reforms.
The White House is proposing legislation for a dramatic overhaul of human resources inside government and wants $50 million to execute the plan.
If Congress doesn't go along with a plan to reorganize the Office of Personnel Management, the agency still plans to push ahead administratively through outsourcing and other strategies.
The Trump administration plans this week to propose legislation to merge the Office of Personnel Management into the General Services Administration.
The new House committee on modernizing the legislative branch is turning its attention to making internal operations more transparency through technology.
The Army's newly launched Army Applications Laboratory is working to expand ability for soldiers to code in the field to repair communications systems.
Despite pressure from Congress, DOD and VA don't appear to be racing to name a single point of accountability to lead the electronic health records transformation at the two agencies.
A new Government Accountability Office report lays out a number of best practices that federal agencies should put in place to align their IT purchasing with the 2014 Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act.
The Trump administration rolled out a new shared services plan to try to reduce duplicative back office functions and prod agencies to adopt government-wide solutions.
The White House will soon unveil its plan for managing data within and across agencies, as well as guidance for recently passed legislation, per top two IT officials in the administration's tech management policy office.
The Defense Department is putting legacy applications on the back burner as it pushes toward an interconnected cloud environment.
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Steve Kelman sees signs that new firms are becoming the new normal.
Meeting the expectations of end users and agency leaders means ensuring applications perform at the same levels or better once they are operating in the cloud.
Steve Kelman notes encouraging signs that an essential function is being taken more seriously.
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