Lawmaker: Staffing expenses threaten CBP tech acquisition

Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske assured appropriators that his agency is moving ahead with cost-efficient programs to monitor borders and ports of entry.

NOAA budget boost focused on data

The largest request for NOAA's five offices is the National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service, which would get an increase of about $165 million over fiscal 2014.

Will more money for VA fix the IT 'deficiencies'?

Fiscal 2015 budget request would boost funding for IT security, but legislators have their doubts.

20 big-dollar IT budgets

Most of the biggest spending proposals are in the fiscal 2015 budget are agency-wide enterprise or infrastructure projects.

Hodgkins: 'No more three-week funding cycles'

Tech industry lobbyist is upbeat about the way forward for federal IT, as outlined in the president’s fiscal 2015 budget.

Budget requests for science, research mostly flat

One big winner is likely to be NOAA, which is gearing up to launch new weather satellites in 2016-17.

The FY15 budget: IT spending breakdown

The overall changes are modest compared to fiscal 2014, but many individual agency budgets see much larger swings.

Defense budget zeroes in on cyber spending

Few specifics were revealed, but the trend is clearly toward tech and away from troops.

IT spending dips slightly in Obama budget request

All the net savings come on the defense side, where the request for IT funding is down about 6 percent from fiscal 2014 spending.

Budget eyes better training for senior executives

The executive training proposal complements a broader, $56 billion plan aimed at improving customer service by federal agencies.

Cyber a priority in DHS spending blueprint

The Einstein automated intrusion-detection system would be funded at $549 million under the president's proposal.

VanRoekel: Tech and innovation are 'prevailing theme' in 2015 budget

At ACT-IAC's "Igniting Innovation" event, federal CIO stresses opportunities, cultural obstacles for agency change-makers.

Tallying the cost of the shutdown

OMB report counts lost work hours, salaries paid to idle workers and details the effects of the shutdown on government programs.

Procurement officials explain new normal to contractors

'Adult conversations' needed to make some see budget realities of the next few years.

Big data is big loser in priorities survey

More than half of government IT leaders expect no increase spending on big data in 2014, survey reveals.

4 goals for fiscal 2014

Not all the news since last October has been bad, but everyone in federal IT just endured 12 straight months of meat-cleaver spending cuts, multiple shutdown threats and the severe restrictions on strategic planning that come with continuing resolutions.

Outlook bleak for fiscal 2014 defense funding

Jobs, military assets, R&D and technological superiority are all at risk.