• Comment
    CIO (Panchenko Vladimir/Shutterstock.com)

    The case for a federal department of IT

    Right now responsibility for IT acquisition and cybersecurity policy sprawls over multiple federal departments, with no single accountable leader at the top. Is that a good idea? 04/08/2019

  • Veterans Affairs
    VA headquarters in Wash., DC

    VA tells Congress that key Mission Act IT tool will work

    A U.S. Digital Services team report recommended scrapping a tool needed for the June 6 implementation of a law that pays for veterans' healthcare outside the VA system. 04/04/2019

  • paths (cybrain/Shutterstock.com)

    Bureaucracies as learning organizations

    Steve Kelman offers an unexpected example of government committing to continuous improvement. 04/02/2019

  • Procurement
    FBI Headquarters (Photo by Kristi Blokhin/Shutterstock)

    FBI needs more time to recompete $5B IT product contract

    In a FedBizOpps notice, the bureau said it plans to extend by another year current Information Technology Supplies and Support Services contract, also known as ITSSS or "IT Triple-S." 03/29/2019

  • Homeland Security
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    TSA pushes on 3D baggage scanning

    The Transportation Security Administration is moving quickly on acquisition plans to put "game-changing" 3D baggage scanning systems in place. 03/29/2019

  • 2019 Government Eagle Award
    Deputy Federal CIO Margie Graves (Photo: Robert Severi)

    Margie Graves: Making modernization happen

    The deputy federal CIO brings both deep-agency experience and big-picture perspective to a management agenda that has IT at its core. 03/28/2019

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

    Five myths of change management

    Why the federal government needs to fund change management efforts alongside IT modernization. 03/28/2019

  • Cybersecurity
    digital planet (ShutterStock image)

    What's in store for CDM in 2019 and beyond?

    The program will spend the next two years operationalizing data and building out a new risk scoring algorithm, but agencies continue to "leave the door wide open" through bad hygiene. 03/26/2019

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