DOD and DHS are both trying to tap into the best the tech sector has to offer, and each agency has new and experimental contracting mechanisms that are showing signs of short-circuiting existing procedures.
Non-CFO Act agencies are not included in the legislation that seeks to update legacy systems, which could create a two-tiered modernization effort.
Former Coast Guard Commandant Thad Allen said DHS must make structural changes so it can improve the way it develops and buys technology.
Federal investment in new, more effective IT can wither when the political atmosphere in Washington is sharply divided, according to a new study.
A Congressional Research Service legal sidebar explains why campaign trail claims that ICE endorsed Donald Trump for president are not accurate.
If Democrats take control of the Senate, it will mean big changes at key committees and could prove to be a big deal for federal workforce and IT issues.
Fiscal 2017 IT budget plans detail how the Agriculture Department aims to be a powerhouse in network and financial services.
Agencies are saving millions through federal strategic sourcing initiatives, but they're potentially leaving millions more on the table, according to an oversight report.
A draft policy sets out how agencies should prioritize IT modernization efforts.
As Democrats seek to expand their seats, a few notable lawmakers with IT and workforce policy chops could find themselves out of office when the 115th Congress convenes.
More efficient and cost-effective IT often comes down to customer involvement and comfort, according to some IT experts.
Experts have some advice for the next administration on tackling open-data initiatives early in its term to improve government operations and service.
The GSA has introduced new capabilities and processes under its six-month-old Making It Easier program to attract new potential federal contractors.
Finding a balance between studying a problem to death and taking swift action can be tricky, but there are signs that federal managers are trying to address the challenge.
The Defense Department developed a contract vehicle that will let DOD components launch crowdsourced bug bounty campaigns to identify and remedy vulnerabilities in digital defenses.
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