These are the stories Federal News Radio reporters are working on today.
Small agency chief information officers are facing a different kind of pressure to implement the Office of Management and Budget’s technology reforms. But help could be on the way. Federal News Radio’s Jason Miller discusses what the CIO Councils’ new vice chairman has in mind.
GSA will launch a new program to attract more competition to the federal marketplace. The General Services Administration wants to make it easier for small and medium size businesses to do contract with the federal government. This is part of a broader initiative by the Obama administration to improve the competitiveness of the country’s businesses. GSA today announced the Business Breakthrough program. Jiyoung Park, an associate administrator at GSA, spoke with WFED’s Jason Miller.
State and Defense Department officials are testifying on Capitol Hill about how WikiLeaks got hold of State Department cables and how agencies will share information securely in the future. Federal News Radio’s Jared Serbu has the details.