In comments on a planned governmentwide modernization scheme, database firm Oracle called on the federal government to rethink open source and hiring software coders.
Rob Joyce cautioned that requirements by foreign powers to review IT source code of U.S. vendors could lead to intellectual property theft.
To truly work together, government and industry should do a lot more talking.
The Energy and Commerce committee asked the GAO to examine whether the Department of Energy is wasting contractors time and money with superfluous requests.
A bipartisan commission wants the government to use program data to determine whether policies work, but there are political barriers.
The Army is seeking to realign funds for network modernization, but Congress wants to know what's wrong with the systems it already paid for.
By getting ongoing industry input on contracts from industry, the Navy is expecting to save time. Will it work?
Top federal IT officials signaled that they are moving full steam ahead implementing the Technology Business Management framework, but caution that progress will take time.
As the Trump administration looks to dramatically reshape the State Department's scope and size, an IT refresh and increased role in cyber policy are on the table.
A House panel wonders if DHS' third try at financial shared services yielded anything worthwhile.
The General Services Administration offers vendors a roadmap to getting on Multiple Award Schedules.
A top DHS cyber official said that information sharing worked during the WannaCry ransomware outbreak, but will such cooperation work in the future?
Reconciliation of the massive defense bill could put new off-the-shelf acquisition sources into the federal acquisition mix, but experts worry about the details.
Under the funding plan in the Modernizing Government Technology Act, federal IT leaders will be able to make strategic technology investments with the same level of agility as their private-sector counterparts.
Defense leaders and Congress are looking to encourage more aggressive cloud policies and prod reluctant agencies to embrace experimentation and risk-taking.