The General Services Administration granted IBM a six-month $16 million extension on its contract to operate and modernize the SAM.gov system as the agency considers whether to put the business up for bidding.
The president's pick to advise on science and tech named research, education and workforce development and public-private partnerships as top priorities.
The Office of Personnel Management found that HR officials say special hiring authorities are used differently across agencies, and some may be unknown to hiring managers.
Despite federal agencies' increasing use of social media use, many employees believe their organizations could improve.
A bid to advance a bipartisan election security bill out of committee is in limbo as pressure from states and voting tech vendors mounts.
Microsoft went to court to take down websites it believes to be part of a foreign intelligence operation targeting conservative think tanks and the U.S. Senate.
A task force from the Army cyber protection teams face off against industrial control systems in a week-long cyber training exercise.
Ajit Pai told lawmakers that he couldn't alert the public to an event incorrectly designated as a cyberattack without jeopardizing a federal investigation.
A new report from the GAO flags multiple holes in the way OPM collects for employee misconduct. OPM thinks GAO doesn’t understand the law.
With Kay Ely's coming departure, longtime federal IT presence Bill Zielinski is taking over as assistant commissioner of the IT category at the Federal Acquisition Service.
Continuing resolutions and funding uncertainty have been the "new normal" for years, but experts at the Professional Services Council say that this year presents new challenges.
The ranking Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security committee is calling foul on budget cuts proposed by the Trump administration to a number of inspector general offices throughout the federal government.
The FCC’s site went down last year not because of a DDoS attack, but because it couldn’t handle the traffic spike. So who’s responsible for making sure that doesn’t happen?
An interagency working group is putting together a catalog of service level agreement metrics that all federal agencies could use for commercial cloud contracts.
In addition to questions over systems readiness and cybersecurity, the first-ever online census is now working to straighten out issues on the paper-based side of the decennial population count -- all against a ticking clock.
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Government leaders should examine how the private sector addresses massive vulnerabilities and inherent instability through collaboration.
Steve Kelman reports on what prompted Kelly O'Connor to take an rather unusual career turn.
Now it's time for federal contractors to follow suit.
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