• IT Modernization

    First EIS contract awards loom

    The Social Security Administration is evaluating contract proposal responses while it waits for GSA to finish testing EIS contractors’ back-office systems. 06/19/2018

  • Modernization
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    A new push for more actionable IT spending data

    The White House and the General Services Administration are seeking information from industry about how to make federal IT spending more transparent and run IT operations more like a business. 06/18/2018

  • Contracting
    network monitoring (nmedia/Shutterstock.com)

    NRC seeks CDM contract extension, cites lack of 'vision' by DHS

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission moved to extend an integration contract related to CDM by claiming DHS failed to articulate "a complete architectural vision" at the outset of the program. 06/18/2018

  • Modernization
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    TMF's how-to guide for remaining $55 million

    The seven-member board steering IT modernization dollars is telling agencies how they can get a piece of the remaining $55 million in funding. 06/15/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    Kaspersky building in Moscow By Tatiana Belova shutterstock photo id: 1050470081

    New federal contracting rule cuts off Kaspersky

    The government is seeking to eliminate all traces of cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs from federal systems, issuing a new interim rule to extend the governmentwide ban to contractors. 06/15/2018

  • Workforce
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    Last chance for agencies to land digital interns

    The State Department's Virtual Student Federal Service has extended the application deadline until June 17 for agencies seeking specialized media and technology talent. 06/14/2018

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

    House appropriators approve $150 million for TMF in FY2019

    The House Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would provide $150 million for the centralized fund created by the Modernizing Government Technology Act, falling $60 million short of the White House’s fiscal year 2019 request and $100 million short of what the MGT Act authorizes. 06/14/2018

  • Workforce
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    OPM pushes agencies to report cyber workforce gaps

    The Office of Personnel Management wants to know exactly what cybersecurity positions agencies need to fill and how they plan to fill them. 06/14/2018

  • Acquisition
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    Congress, GAO signal OTA oversight

    Lawmakers join the Government Accountability Office in asserting greater oversight and review over "other transaction authority" awards. 06/14/2018

  • Workforce
    shutterstock workforce hands

    21 House Republicans ask Trump to rescind workforce orders

    A group of 21 Republican lawmakers wants the Trump administration to reconsider three executive orders on federal unions that they say undermine existing labor laws. 06/13/2018

  • Workforce
    2015 group shot of 18Fers from an agency blog post

    Will term limits transform government's digital service groups?

    Now at the four-year mark, Obama-era digital teams have spanned solidly across two administrations. But with the earliest hires hitting the end of their terms, what do their legacies and futures look like? 06/12/2018

  • Workforce
    Sen. Mark Warner (Photo by Mark Reinstein/Shutterstock)

    Warner seeks fix for clearance backlog

    Virginia Democrat Sen. Mark Warner proposed new cost transparency and processing goals to reform the federal security clearance process. 06/12/2018

  • Comment
    Data analytics

    Data behaving badly

    Why data veracity is key to ensuring that business insights are reliable. 06/12/2018

  • Congress
    US Congress House side Shutterstock photo ID: 156615524 By mdgn editorial use only

    Bid to revive Capitol Hill tech office fails

    On a mostly party-line vote, the House rejected an effort bring back the Office of Technology Assessment. 06/08/2018

  • Acquisition
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    SEWP tool helps federal IT supply chain

    SEWP's authorized reseller identification tool is helping the contract vehicle's federal customers weed out unauthorized IT gear and services. 06/08/2018

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