The Modernizing Government Technology Act can help bridge the budget gaps, but agencies need other funding sources to fully address decades of “technical debt.”
In a new memo, Office of Personnel Management Director Jeff Pon wants to make sure agency human capital chiefs have a seat at the top table.
A new report sounds calls on the U.S. government and industry to develop a comprehensive strategy for securing the technology supply chain from foreign sabotage and espionage.
Eliminating supporting defense agencies may not save enough money to hit cost-cutting targets, experts say.
A top national security official said that the Office of the Director of National Intelligence hopes coming changes will significantly reduce the existing backlog, which has ballooned to 700,000 in recent years.
The Trump administration is looking to make it easier for allies to buy military-grade drones from U.S. firms.
The first-ever report on governmentwide challenges from a group of Inspectors General found that management of IT systems and human capital are among the most frequently identified performance challenges facing agencies across government.
IT modernization funds and real estate questions also featured prominently at an April 17 hearing on the General Services Administration's appropriation.
If the Defense Department truly embraces agile, Steve Kelman argues, it would be a critical and much-needed tipping point for government innovation.
Defense reform bill calls for a 25 percent cut in back-office spending and the elimination of seven supporting agencies.
Security and lifecycle replacement remains a concern for localities, but an investigation of hundreds of jurisdictions found broad satisfaction with the way equipment performed during the 2016 election.
On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind.
At a Senate hearing, Gen. Darren McDew said that the commercial companies the military relies on to move troops and material are too vulnerable to cyberattacks.
The intelligence director's office is mulling a new approach to CIO and chief data officer roles that stresses more efficient acquisition.
Despite his repeated public venting of anger at Amazon, President Trump won't play a part in the Pentagon's move to award a cloud contract, a spokesperson said.
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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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