The federal government's leading evangelist of shared services explains why it makes sense to bring payroll to the cloud.
John Zangardi is spinning up a cloud steering group to develop an enterprisewide strategy for DHS that will include multiple providers.
Some agency telecom buyers may be going slowly because of the dizzying array of services offered under GSA's $50 billion telecom contract vehicle.
The CIO job has come a long way since the Clinger Cohen Act, but modernization, politics and bureaucratic sprawl continue to shape the position in ways both good and bad.
As agencies push modernization, they should ditch risky spreadsheets and leverage automation to improve budgeting processes.
Col. Donald Bray, the Army's acting cyber director, explained how the service is adapting the Defense Department’s risk management framework guidance to fit its operational needs.
Agency officials hope the new CDM DEFEND vehicle will eliminate mismatches between cybersecurity solutions and legacy tech at agencies and promote better communication between vendors and program managers.
The General Services Administration is building more flexibility into the acquisition vehicles for cybersecurity services that are part of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program.
Officials at two agencies with low Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act grades pushed back on their scores and outlined their future modernization plans before a House panel.
Under a new policy, Defense employees and contractors are restricted from bringing their personal mobile devices into secure areas designated for processing, handling and discussion of classified information.
The U.S. Digital Service is adding a digital services contracting certification to create a cadre of "technology acquisition mavericks."
More agencies' grades dropped on the sixth Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act scorecard.
The General Services Administration is looking to acquire a commercial software solution for government payroll.
An amendment designed to block Trump's proposed rollback of sanctions against Chinese telecom firm ZTE passed its first legislative hurdle.
Agency transition to shared services could be eased by the same fee model that supports agencies move to the EIS telecom contract.
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