The House DHS appropriations bill funds border wall construction at $1.6 billion, with more than $200 million in supporting tech.
The House of Representatives passed by voice vote a bill that would codify stronger anti-discrimination protections for federal employees.
GSA says it is still on track to award its $50 billion EIS telecommunications contract at the end of the month.
Some Hill Democrats are pushing back on a decision to make the Federal Acquisition Service chief a political appointee.
Steve Kelman suggests that short engagements priced under the micropurchase threshold could be just the sort of disruptive innovation agencies need.
The Census Bureau’s decisions to pare down operations and tests of IT systems to manage its finances in advance of the decennial count have extended to the critical 2018 dress rehearsal.
As the FY19 budget deadline looms, streamlining federal civilian workforce is on the agenda.
The departments of Commerce and Homeland Security have embarked on a year-long study on how to reduce botnets, but one former official says steps must be taken now to combat the growing problem.
Many administrations have tried to make government more efficient and innovative, but success requires flexibility and focus on the customer.
The House and Senate have completed their draft 2018 defense bills that could result in significant changes for acquisition and IT management in the Pentagon.
The government needs to stop trying to lead the cybersecurity charge and instead organize itself around facilitating private-sector-led solutions, say experts and officials.
Officials are continuing to iterate on Data Act reporting, and more granular, standardized government info could be in the offing.
The Pentagon will need to leverage big data and artificial intelligence to defend against supply-chain vulnerabilities, officials and industry leaders say.
The Trump administration has nominated Ellen Lord, president and CEO of defense contractor Textron Systems, to serve as undersecretary for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.
Steve Kelman gives kudos to DHS' Soraya Correa for facing the FLASH cancellation head-on.