The arbiter of contested federal contract awards won't be looking at protests until the government starts back up.
A midday procedural vote in the Senate clears the way to reopen the government with a stopgap spending bill that lasts through Feb. 8.
After a weekend of legislative negotiations, the Senate will begin key procedural votes at noon on Jan. 22 to end the shutdown.
The House of Representatives voted to pass a month-long funding bill to keep the government open, but its Senate prospects are uncertain.
Sen. Jerry Moran is worried that the VA is going to miss the opportunity to streamline the implementation of its planned electronic health record system.
The Department of Health and Human Services is looking to expand its use of shared services, revamp its IT infrastructure and incorporate artificial intelligence as part of its modernization plan.
The plan from House leadership extends the current continuing resolution through Feb. 16 and adds a few sweeteners to win votes.
DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen assured senators that the agency would help private companies protect themselves, but she shied away from endorsing active defense tactics.
The GSA's planned regulations require contractors to take responsibility for unclassified systems and data and report breaches.
GSA's inspector general warned that the transition to the new $50 billion telecom contract is being put at risk because of a lack of interagency agreements.
A plan to pass an immigration bill this week to pave the way to a 2018 budget has gone awry, and it's not clear whether a temporary fix is workable before funding expires at midnight Jan. 19.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) are pushing to give federal employees a pay raise.
Agencies consistently underreport IT project funding, according to a recent oversight report, but progress is being made.
Republicans and Democrats in Congress face the same laundry list of issues that divided them before the holiday recess, and it remains to be seen whether a compromise is in the offing.
Members of the federal financial community have doubts the Trump administration's plan to reorganize the federal government while slashing civilian budgets will make agency operations more efficient.
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IT security and HR shops must align their policies and activities to tackle the threat of data exfiltration.
Students drawn to digital government are bringing desperately needed skills (and enthusiasm) to agencies that are willing to engage, Steve Kelman writes.
Modern use of BPR can create cost savings by focusing on problem definition and clarity of roles and responsibilities vs. people's individual performance -- not by targeting budget or staff cuts.
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