David Safavian was administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy when he was arrested in 2005.
The agency is planning IT modernization and security initiatives while also adding more than 100 new special agents focused on cybercrime and virtual currencies.
The Army's focused on finding savings so it can boost modernization funding and the 2021 budget request shows how it wants the initial fielding of augmented reality night goggles to stand out.
Acting Secretary Chad Wolf announced plans to use special authority to build sections of the planned border wall without the use of competitive bidding.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters that he "never felt pressure from the White House" with regard to the award to Microsoft of the $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract.
The General Services Administration is offering contractors a longer and more detailed explanation of award decisions.
GSA is searching for an assistant commissioner to help oversee assisted acquisitions, including FedSIM.
JEDI, the Defense Department’s multi-billion-dollar cloud procurement, is officially on hold, according to a federal court announcement Feb. 13.
A new bipartisan bill would codify the General Services Administration’s Centers of Excellence.
The Pentagon wants to automate cloud provisioning at the classified level, and a stop-work order on its $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud program won't help, the department said.
Trade group relates ongoing problems with contracting opportunities.
The Army wants 2020 to be the year of the cloud and hopes to carry that momentum into 2021 with its cloud implementation plan.
The scheduled March 28 launch of the agency's $16 billion health record system is being pushed back at least until the end of April.
Despite two consecutive years of congressional lowballing, the administration is looking to boost the Technology Modernization Fund with a $150 million addition in fiscal year 2021.
Increasingly federal agencies are looking to easy-to-use "low code" development techniques to build public-facing apps.
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Martha Dorris offers 10 predictions for how agencies will improve CX this year.
A Commission on Privacy and Data should be created to develop legislation, taking the EU's General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act as a starting point to extend protections to individuals regarding data and privacy.
This will be the year when IT governance practices drive a new wave of mission benefits, rather than just better control over IT infrastructure spending.
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