In an unusual move, NASA has let an IT system authority to operate lapse as a means of calling attention to a problematic contract.
The General Services Administration wants to sharpen its understanding of how agencies plan to use shared services.
FITARA has raised the bar for what's expected of agency CIOs, and efforts are underway to make sure the government hires accordingly.
Developing more efficient and imaginative ways to craft agile IT contracts is about practical thinking, not contract type, says one expert.
A new report offers a range of suggestions for encouraging and sustaining innovation in government.
Steve Kelman contends that a recent report on agencies' prize challenges tells only half the success story.
The Census Bureau selected a vendor on a sole-source basis to assess its vulnerability -- and announced plans to hire a CISO.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is rounding up options for potential off-the-shelf health records software to replace its homegrown VistA product.
Job satisfaction data could point the way to a smooth transition for incoming and remaining federal employees.
Vendor protests of huge contract awards are probably inevitable, but a federal procurement expert says that’s always been the case.
Federal CIO Tony Scott announced plans to make federal software code usable and sharable across agencies, and a pilot program to release some code to the public.
Agencies can't afford the risk that comes with IT Death Stars.
Mobile devices and services get the buying scrutiny that has already been applied to laptops, desktops and software licensing.
A GAO report says the data transparency law holds considerable promise for ensuring that government money is well spent, but data schema and tools for agencies are not yet where they need to be.
The guidance aims to help federal agencies migrate from old, legacy support systems to more shared functions.
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