• Comment

    A closer look at DOD’s cloudy JEDI contract

    A government-reform watchdog warns that the Pentagon's massive cloud procurement is on the wrong path. 08/10/2018

  • Defense
    NASA opens Space Apps Challenge

    DOD releases 4-part plan for Space Force

    Vice President Mike Pence announced the Defense Department’s plan to create the military’s sixth branch. 08/09/2018

  • Defense
    DIUx is now just DIU

    DIUx gets rebranded

    The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental is no longer experimental, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced. 08/09/2018

  • FCW PERSPECTIVES
    sensor network (agsandrew/Shutterstock.com)

    Are agencies really ready for EIS?

    The telecom contract has the potential to reinvent IT infrastructure, but finding the bandwidth to take full advantage could prove difficult. 08/09/2018

  • Acquisition
    Laptop keyboard with a feedback button

    Agencies want standard survey for acquisition feedback

    Three agencies have begun the process of creating a universal feedback form for the Acquisition 360 effort that would allow public reviews of federal acquisitions. 08/08/2018

  • People
    Dave Powner, GAO

    Dave Powner audits the state of federal IT

    The GAO director of information technology issues is leaving government after 16 years. On his way out the door, Dave Powner details how far govtech has come in the past two decades and flags the most critical issues he sees facing federal IT leaders. 08/07/2018

  • FCW Illustration.  Original Images: Shutterstock, Airbnb

    Should federal contracting be more like Airbnb?

    Steve Kelman believes a lighter touch and a bit more trust could transform today's compliance culture. 08/06/2018

  • Defense
    By Orhan Cam Royalty-free stock photo ID: 546416560 United States Capitol Building in Washington DC USA

    Senate passes 2019 NDAA

    The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act heads to the White House, avoiding a late-year debate, after the Senate passed the conference report 87-10. 08/01/2018

  • Innovation
    paths (cybrain/Shutterstock.com)

    GSA rolls out shared services pilot for SBIR

    GSA and the Small Business Administration look to make tech innovation and commercialization easier across government. 07/30/2018

  • Acquisition
    GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

    FAS on the move

    Despite challenges, Federal Acquisition Service leaders remain confident in their big telecom contract, ecommerce portal plans and transactional data initiative. 07/27/2018

  • Congress
    cloud analysis (istorsvetlana/Shutterstock.com)

    New bill bakes FedRAMP into law

    Virginia Democrat Gerry Connolly is pushing a bill to set clear lines of responsibility and compliance for the cloud authorization process. 07/27/2018

  • Cloud
    cloud computing (Shutterstock.com)

    Pentagon's $10 billion JEDI cloud buy hits the street

    Defense Department CIO Dana Deasy says welcome to Cloud City but some in industry say this deal's getting worse all the time. 07/26/2018

  • IT Modernization
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    Hurd, White House push for MGT funding

    The Senate zeroed out funding for the Modernizing Government Technology Act for FY 2019, and House supporters and the White House are hoping to get the money back on the table. 07/25/2018

  • Citizen Services
    By Andrea Izzotti shutterstock id 147037244

    White House looks to GEAR up

    The Trump administration wants input on a new center that would bring together government and industry researchers and academics to help modernize processes and services. 07/25/2018

  • Congress
    military cloud

    Congress demands more openness from DOD on cloud

    The conference report for the fiscal year 2019 defense spending bill looks to the Pentagon to open the books on its cloud acquisition strategy. 07/24/2018

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