A USAID official said the CIO’s office worked directly with GAO to understand the exact nature and intent behind each metric, and prioritized and accelerated updates to address previous gaps.
The 2016 federal contractor survey sponsored by Grant Thornton found vendors are optimistic about working in the public sector, despite facing more competition and lower profit margins.
Former federal CIO Tony Scott and former SSA CIO Rob Klopp are both launched new companies while Mark Schwartz, the outgoing CIO at USCIS, announced he’s heading to Amazon Web Services.
DHS is planning to hold its fourth reverse industry day on June 28 while three other agencies are following in their footsteps by holding similar events with vendors.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s fourth hearing focusing on the implementation of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) offered some insights into what lawmakers will expect from agencies next.
New data from Bloomberg Government shows more than 2,600 multiple award contracts across government, which is a drop of 8 percent over the last five years.
Tom Sharpe, the FAS Commissioner, and Kevin Youel Page, the deputy FAS Commissioner, have told staff they are leaving.
Industry experts reacted with optimism and surprise to the decision by the General Services Administration to merge the Technology Transformation Service into the Federal Acquisition Service.
New data shows agencies bought $120 million more worth of agile services in 2016 than in 2015 as part of the growing demand for these capabilities.
The Homeland Security Department wants to align its procurement and technology organizations to change the culture from buying to acquisition.
The Homeland Security Department’s “motion to dismiss” outlined in honest detail what went wrong with its small business procurement known as Flexible Agile Support for the Homeland (FLASH).
The Office of Management and Budget issued implementation guidance for the cybersecurity executive order, giving agencies four deadlines over the next three months.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), chairman of the Armed Services Committee, asked whether a new approach to the tactical and operational aspects of federal cybersecurity could be a powerful tool for addressing gaps that impede existing organizational structures.
The Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) policy is making the move to the cloud more complex than some say it needs to be. It was one of three hot topics at the ACT-IAC Management of Change conference last week.
The General Services Administration and the Homeland Security Department gave vendors their first details about what the next five years of the continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) program would look like.