Technology Modernization Fund Board Doesn't Want Boring Proposals

Agencies that want a shot at funding had better make their proposals interesting.

The Tech Targeted in Trump’s Rescission Request

The $15 billion request would cancel funding for two technology loan programs.

Transportation CIO Says She Doesn’t Want Any More Money

Vicki Hildebrand said she can find funding within the department and doesn’t plan to tap the Technology Modernization Fund anytime soon.

Why Is NASA's Space Telescope Running a Year Behind?

The James Webb will launch in 2020 instead of next year—and it will probably need more money from Congress to do it.

Defense R&D Gets a Huge Boost Under the 2018 Omnibus

But it’s not the only agency with more to spend on research.

Spending Bill Boosts Election Security, Clarifies Overseas Data Warrants

The bill also requires supply chain reviews for cyber risk at some agencies.

Here’s What Agencies Could Spend on IT Modernization Per 2018 Omnibus

The $2.26 billion—which includes some maintenance—gives an idea of the scale at which modernization will take place across government.

With Shutdown Days Away, Lawmakers Unveil Massive Federal Spending Bill

Congress must approve funding by Friday to keep agencies across government operating.

Federal CIO, Tech Board Vote On How To Dole Out Modernization Funds

The Technology Modernization Fund Board held its first meeting this week, which included establishing a Statement of Principles.

NASA’s Next Space Telescope Is Running Out of Time

The James Webb, Hubble’s successor, may face more delays and even exceed its budget, according to a new government report.

OMB Names Who Will Divvy Up Modernization Funds

Here are the seven people who will evaluate agency proposals.

White House Opens Applications for Technology Modernization Fund

The White House on Tuesday published guidelines for federal agencies looking to bring their IT systems into the 21st century under new legislation.

Budget Cuts, White House Apathy Stifling Open Data Efforts

Tight budgets and staff cuts are hindering the accuracy and accessibility of federal open data initiatives, experts said.

Pentagon R&D Funding Fell $4 Billion Short of Experts' Recommendations Last Year

While there's no magic number for R&D spending, the Pentagon is spending less than experts recommend.

White House ‘Deeply Committed’ to Artificial Intelligence

The White House made machine learning and autonomous systems research and development priorities this year, the deputy chief technology officer said.