The Veterans Benefits Management System has improved responses to compensation claims, but government watchdogs are questioning the VA's claims of improvement, as well as overall agency management.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform plans to mark up new legislation on IT security, personnel and contracting.
A new report highlights how onerous the process of obtaining government documents has become, despite the advent of electronic records.
Industry experts push for more funding for federal cybersecurity and urge agencies to follow the private sector's lead in this area.
Years-old GAO actions remain unclosed, as the Census Bureau girds itself for 2020.
Lawmakers at a Jan. 7 House Armed Services Committee hearing explored both structural and technological challenges to acquisition reform.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) has particular concerns about the management of IT at the Department of Homeland Security.
A biennial budget bill is being pushed in Congress, but many lawmakers and industry experts are skeptical of a two-year cycle for appropriations.
Lawmakers are seeking an overhaul of IT security management at the Small Business Administration, in the wake of a critical Government Accountability Office report.
Key lawmakers are seeking information from the space agency about its use of legacy IT with the goal of improving and modernizing its systems.
Federal CIOs face more deadlines, but are taking new powers to heart.
The New Year will bring a bill designed to streamline the way agencies fund, acquire and approve the move to cloud computing.
Congress passed the omnibus appropriations bill on Dec. 18, funding the federal government through fiscal year 2016 and averting a possible shutdown.
Lawmakers have long asked for such a policy, but the debate is likely only getting started now that they have one.
The revelation raises questions about the security of information handled by Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and revives concerns about email security practices in the Obama administration.
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