The CFO Act has solved many of the problems it was intended to fix, but top federal financial managers are often too busy with compliance to deal with higher-level challenges, according to a new report.
Agencies wary of moving to the cloud should look to the CIA's example, congressman says. And
"server-huggers will have an uncomfortable time" in front of Congress.
The Obama administration on Nov. 17 announced new efforts to boost IT-sector employment; 30-40 grants are expected.
Antiquated computer systems based on legacy code are a problem for government not just because they are hard to secure, but because it is hard to find people to run them.
CIOs must find ways to nudge mission partners toward smarter investment decisions.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
A forthcoming inspector general report will delve into how the IG says OPM violated procurement regulations with its $20 million post-breach services award to Winvale.
The growing number of roles with "chief" in the title are complicating governance and security efforts, especially when they bypass the CIO.
From basic functions to security protections, IRS' financial systems are subpar and threaten the agency's mission, according to a new audit.
A State Department office charged with overseeing a $3.5 billion contract failed to validate certain performance metrics while the department paid incentive fees to contractors on the project, according to a new report.
The administration is right to be building bridges with the tech community. But there's talent to be found outside California.
President Obama nominated Beth Cobert, who has served as the Office of Personnel Management’s acting director since she took over for Katherine Archuleta in July, to serve as OPM’s full director.
The General Services Administration wants to home in on the needs of federal cloud customers as it considers replacing soon-to-expire blanket purchase agreements.
Groups representing federal workers worry that Speaker Ryan will back pay freezes for federal workers and steep cuts to federal benefits as part of plans to balance the budget.
Russian programmers worked on classified military communications code, according to a whistleblower complaint.
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