• Census
    Census 2020 By Maria Dryfhout Stock photo ID: 790714156

    Census IT costs close in on $5 billion

    Census documents reveal the rising costs of the 2020 census -- and indicate that existing tech can be leveraged to obtain accurate citizenship data without adding a new question to the population survey. 06/11/2018

  • 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
    By julia.m shutterstock ID: 779956477

    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

  • IT Modernization
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    OMB announces first Technology Modernization Fund awards

    The Departments of Agriculture, Energy and Housing and Urban Development to receive a combined $45 million from the governmentwide revolving fund. 06/07/2018

  • Defense
    Agile development By Kalakruthi shutterstock image ID: 516494164

    USAF edges toward an agile future

    Air Force IT acquisition lead Maj. Gen. Sarah Zabel said that agile didn't make the program objectives memo for 2020 but an embrace of agile development remains a goal. 06/06/2018

  • Congress
    key in cloud (Blackboard/Shutterstock.com)

    In House bill, Pentagon cloud funding comes with strings attached

    The House defense appropriations bill includes new reporting requirements on the JEDI project and the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions cloud efforts. 06/06/2018

  • Procurement
    network monitoring (nmedia/Shutterstock.com)

    GSA wants input on cyber services buying

    GSA has asked federal buyers and commercial providers about how to renovate four crucial cybersecurity services on its biggest IT purchasing schedule. 06/01/2018

  • Cloud
    cloud applications (chanpipat/Shutterstock.com)

    JEDI cloud solicitation misses May deadline

    Officials are still working on the final solicitation for the massive cloud initiative. 05/31/2018

  • Comment
    Shutterstock ID 792858589 by Andrey_Popov

    The time to modernize government payroll systems is now

    The federal government's leading evangelist of shared services explains why it makes sense to bring payroll to the cloud. 05/30/2018

  • Cloud
    cloud migration

    DHS CIO plans multi-cloud strategy

    John Zangardi is spinning up a cloud steering group to develop an enterprisewide strategy for DHS that will include multiple providers. 05/29/2018

  • Telecom
    Stock photo ID: 658810513 By asharkyu

    GSA pushes agencies to adopt EIS

    Some agency telecom buyers may be going slowly because of the dizzying array of services offered under GSA's $50 billion telecom contract vehicle. 05/29/2018

  • Management
    CIO (Panchenko Vladimir/Shutterstock.com)

    The evolving role of the CIO

    The CIO job has come a long way since the Clinger Cohen Act, but modernization, politics and bureaucratic sprawl continue to shape the position in ways both good and bad. 05/29/2018

  • Comment
    President Trump

    A silver bullet for budget formulation

    As agencies push modernization, they should ditch risky spreadsheets and leverage automation to improve budgeting processes. 05/24/2018

  • Defense
    secure chip (Virgiliu Obada/Shutterstock.com)

    Army looks to retool risk management

    Col. Donald Bray, the Army's acting cyber director, explained how the service is adapting the Defense Department’s risk management framework guidance to fit its operational needs. 05/24/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    cybersecurity (vs148/Shutterstock.com)

    Looking forward to a more-flexible CDM

    Agency officials hope the new CDM DEFEND vehicle will eliminate mismatches between cybersecurity solutions and legacy tech at agencies and promote better communication between vendors and program managers. 05/24/2018

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