At a Capitol Hill conference, high-performance computer operators and vendors said the powerful machines should not be categorized as garden-variety IT for the purposes of procurement.
Two federal contracting groups don't like the Defense Department's selection process for its massive upcoming $17.5 billion multiple award IT contract.
House-passed updates to the 30-year-old Electronic Communications Privacy Act eliminate differences in the way locally and remotely stored email messagess are treated when it comes to law enforcement access.
Two key senators are getting impatient waiting for a new version of a key piece of governmentwide IT policy that hasn't been updated in 15 years.
The $3.1 billion revolving IT fund proposed by the White House would jump-start the projects most in need of funding and would not preclude other investments, federal CIO Tony Scott said.
Steve Kelman talks with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services CIO Mark Schwartz about the practical matters of past performance evaluations and continued discourse.
Lawmakers in both chambers of Congress are teeing up legislation to discourage the use of lowest price technically acceptable in defense IT procurement.
The Senate bill appropriating fiscal 2017 funds for the Energy Department does not renew a controversial provision that exempted the national labs from Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act rules.
Excess IT spending represents a major cost cutting opportunity for the federal government. To make this happen, government IT leaders must adopt a new model that aligns and shares resources across department lines.
Two key IT modernization bills could move in Congress, despite the compressed legislative calendar and the politically charged election year.
Silicon Valley executives voiced frustration and concern over the length of time it takes for contracts to go through while doing business with the government.
Budget uncertainty hurts agency planning and can lead to more waste. Congress wants to change -- but how?
A House Armed Services Subcommittee markup provides the Pentagon with more authority to recover from a cyberattack, replaces OPM's security clearance information systems and restricts funding for the DOD's Silicon Valley acquisition experiment.
In comments on GitHub, Homeland Security CIO Luke McCormack sought to set the record straight on how the agency views open source.
Steve Kelman digs into just what's required by the FAR, and finds it's remarkably agile-friendly.
Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.
March 30, 2017
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