As OMB readies its Cloud Smart strategy, a key government executive shares four keys to successful cloud migrations.
With Kay Ely's coming departure, longtime federal IT presence Bill Zielinski is taking over as assistant commissioner of the IT category at the Federal Acquisition Service.
Continuing resolutions and funding uncertainty have been the "new normal" for years, but experts at the Professional Services Council say that this year presents new challenges.
An interagency working group is putting together a catalog of service level agreement metrics that all federal agencies could use for commercial cloud contracts.
Ely plans to work on efforts to merge Office of Personnel Management back-office operations into the General Services Administration and then retire from federal service.
A government-reform watchdog warns that the Pentagon's massive cloud procurement is on the wrong path.
Vice President Mike Pence announced the Defense Department’s plan to create the military’s sixth branch.
The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental is no longer experimental, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced.
The telecom contract has the potential to reinvent IT infrastructure, but finding the bandwidth to take full advantage could prove difficult.
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.
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.
Steve Kelman believes a lighter touch and a bit more trust could transform today's compliance culture.
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.
GSA and the Small Business Administration look to make tech innovation and commercialization easier across government.
Despite challenges, Federal Acquisition Service leaders remain confident in their big telecom contract, ecommerce portal plans and transactional data initiative.
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CIOs should consider infrastructure improvements to make sure agencies get the most out of IT modernization.
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.
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