IT Modernization

House Passes FITARA Enhancement Act

The bill, which passed 418 to 0, would get rid of some of the sunsetting provisions of the original FITARA.

Emerging Tech

U.S. Government’s Hurricane-Hunting Satellite Scheduled to Launch Next Month

NOAA's sending a high-powered replacement into space to boost its weather forecasting capabilities.

CIO Briefing

Defense Contractors Could Face Pay-Back Clause for Losing Bid Protests

Incumbent contractors that lose a bid protest may end up footing the bill for the government's costs.

CIO Briefing

GAO to IRS: Actually, You Didn't Have to Give Equifax a Contract

Despite what IRS officials told Congress, the IRS did not have to continue using Equifax services in a bridge contract, a GAO official said.

IT Modernization

FedRAMP’s Tailored Baseline is Here

The program offers a faster, cheaper path for certifying low-risk cloud services for agencies.

CIO Briefing

Trump Aide Says Modernizing Federal IT is Administration’s Cold War Moment

Will the government's technology challenges galvanize decision-makers as the Cold War once did?

IT Modernization

The Air Force Will Dole Out $1 Billion for Cloud Migration

Dell EMC, General Dynamics and Microsoft teamed to win a big Air Force contract.

CIO Briefing

Veterans Affairs CIO Stepping Down

After another high-profile departure, there are 11 acting CIOs across the 24 CFO Act agencies.

CIO Briefing

Lockheed Martin Tops Federal IT Rankings

IDC Government's latest report features a lot of the old guard but recent mergers and acquisitions could shake things up.

CIO Briefing

Trump's Tech Team Wants to ‘Wow’ Public

The Office of American Innovation isn't interested in tech for tech's sake. It's to make government more efficient.

CIO Briefing

Ignore the Haters, Federal Social Media Gurus Say

Humor continues to be a key element of the CIA's social strategy.

CIO Briefing

OMB’s Governmentwide IT Portfolio has a New Leader

The position has been empty since the agency's reorganization in June.

CIO Briefing

Federal Government Provides ‘Worst of the Worst’ Customer Experiences

Federal agencies and programs like Healthcare.gov continue to rank toward the bottom of Forrester Research's Customer Experience Index.

IT Modernization

NSA Quietly Awarded a Classified $2.4 Billion Tech Contract With More to Come

CSRA wins the NSA’s Groundbreaker recompete to modernize portions of the intelligence community’s IT infrastructure

IT Modernization

Lawmakers Push Again to Mandate Mobile-Friendly Federal Websites

New federal websites would have to be easy to view on smartphones and other devices, according to a Senate bill.

Emerging Tech

DARPA Wants to MacGyver the Internet Using Only What's in Troops' Pockets

The research agency wants to tap the computer power of the devices warfighters already have to network anywhere.

CIO Briefing

Murderers, Pedophiles Among Applicants Issued Interim Security Clearances, Defense Official Says

The federal government is having to adopt riskier interim security clearances as it chips away at a backlog of 700,000 applicants.