IT Modernization

House Unanimously Passes Bill to Elevate the Federal CIO

But the Federal CIO Authorization Act still has no Senate counterpart.

The Pentagon Has More than 250 Cyber Gaps in Its Networks, Watchdog Says

The Defense Department has a lot of work to do to remedy some years-old cyber issues.

HHS Contract Will Offer AI Tech, Support to All of Government

The new Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence contract will be housed in Health and Human Services but available to any agency looking for AI solutions.

Poll: Nearly 3 in 4 Tech Workers in DC Would Consider Leaving Their Employer for Amazon  

A survey suggests Amazon’s new HQ2 in Arlington, Va., is going to dramatically disrupt the local workforce—especially in tech.

Industry Says Not So Fast to OMB's Proposed Data Center Policy Changes

While only a few comments were submitted by deadline, most called for significant changes to the proposed metrics and overall intent of the draft Data Center Optimization Initiative.

Rep. Kelly: Shutdown Hurts Government’s IT Workforce

The shutdown will have long-term consequences on federal agencies’ recruiting and retention efforts, Rep. Robin Kelly said.

Air Force Turns to GSA Pilot for DevOps Platform

The Air Force is using GSA’s Commercial Solutions Opening pilot program to speed through the acquisition process.

GSA Emerging Tech Leader Heads to the Private Sector

Justin Herman, who leads GSA’s Emerging Citizen Technology Office, is moving to the private sector.

Prioritizing for Migration to the Cloud

A thoughtful roadmap help, even when obstacles pop up.

Lawmakers Reintroduce Legislation to Strengthen Federal CIO

The bill would elevate the authority of the federal chief information officer and chief information security officer.  

Technology Modernization Fund Gets Nothing in House-Passed Funding Bill

Though the president already threatened to veto the bill if it passes the Senate.

Senate Confirms OSTP Director, VA CIO on Final Day

Nobody has permanently served in either role since the beginning of the Trump administration.

What the Shutdown Means for Shared Services

Some of the largest shared services providers are still waiting to be funded.