DHS' cybersecurity tech outreach in Silicon Valley promises speedier approvals for ideas from startups.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services launched an IT resource site that connects state governments with potential vendors that can help modernize state-run Medicaid systems.
A spending bill provision expands CIO budget authority to independent agencies, but whether or how agencies will actually change their operations is an open question.
A new report highlights how onerous the process of obtaining government documents has become, despite the advent of electronic records.
Steve Kelman looks to start a conversation around the too-often-ignored task of managing government contracts.
18F is retrying the micro-purchase reverse auction format that netted a $1 code project last year, though the outfit plans to shake things up eventually.
Lawmakers at a Jan. 7 House Armed Services Committee hearing explored both structural and technological challenges to acquisition reform.
Lawmakers see signs of maturity in the Transportation Security Administration's acquisition process, but challenges remain.
How can the innovation culture of Silicon Valley help government technology? Two experts count the ways.
A biennial budget bill is being pushed in Congress, but many lawmakers and industry experts are skeptical of a two-year cycle for appropriations.
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, speaking at CES, stressed the safety implications of drone registration and the release of a new app for drone users.
The National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center reduced the fees it charges federal customers to use its GWACs.
The directive is the latest move in an ongoing effort by CIO Terry Halvorsen to standardize how all defense agencies measure their IT performance.
The Department of Defense doesn't know whether it is getting cost savings from cloud computing, and may be inviting security risks in the process, according to the Pentagon's inspector general.
Federal CIOs face more deadlines, but are taking new powers to heart.
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