Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) warned rank-and-file feds at NTIA of potential adverse legal consequences of participating in a government activity that he said is expressly banned by statute.
Through consultations with industry and government, ACT-IAC came up with both short- and long-term actions the next administration should take to solve federal workforce problems, particularly in the IT sphere.
Agencies are emphasizing engagement and adding performance incentives to make government careers more attractive to the next generation of employees.
Steve Kelman argues that acquisition professionals need more room for discretion, not less.
The FBI arrested a Maryland contractor and charged him with stealing national security data.
Leaders at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are casting a wide net for a new top IT official.
An analysis of five solicitations for contracts worth a total of $7 billion revealed a lack of clarity in agency RFPs
OPM released agency-by-agency results from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, and most agencies improved.
Agencies say OPM's policy requiring agencies to seek approval to move political appointees to career posts is confusing, and OPM does not identify all cases.
The House Energy & Commerce Committee staff didn't wait for a report on FDA's cyber vulnerabilities to be completed to before it let the agency know there was a big potential problem.
GAO said most big federal agencies do not have complete inventories of their IT assets, which means they are missing opportunities to identify savings, creating security risks and not complying with FITARA.
The government's departing top acquisition official said she leaves behind a solid foundation on which to build more effective and efficient federal IT.
The National Background Investigations Bureau announced the appointment of its first director as the agency prepares to take over processing government background checks.
Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said agencies are missing out on younger workers because of the government's rigidity, particularly its protracted hiring process.
President Barack Obama has nominated acting Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine to be the permanent IG.
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