Bill Curtis, the executive director for the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ), said new standards will help agencies better understand the cost of IT modernization.
The Office of Personnel Management says it’s monitoring the weather situation for Washington, D.C. federal offices.
Federal News Radio obtained a draft of an executive order seeking to give CIOs new hiring authorities and IT governance.
Two vendors expanded the scope of the bid protests of GSA’s $50 billion IT services multiple award contract by going to federal court.
News about DoD’s Common Access Card, IT modernization and cybersecurity were the most popular notebook items last year.
Andy Seymour, the Defense Department’s public key infrastructure manager, said a new policy will require the services to unlock the PIV certificate authentication on the Common Access Card.
DC-feds are expected in, but Federal Executive Boards in Baltimore, Philadelphia and Boston are recommending agencies open under a two-hour delay.
The Federal Executive Board in Philadelphia region is recommending agencies give their employees an early dismissal on Jan. 4.
Joe Stuntz, a former policy lead for the OMB’s cyber and national security unit, said the future of identity management lies in multiple factors to prove one’s identity.
OPM says federal employees in the Washington, D.C., metro area can also take unscheduled leave or telework.
GSA released five RFQs for phase 1 of the IT modernization Centers of Excellence initiative.
President Donald Trump signed off on an average pay increase for federal civilian workers of 1.4 percent and 2.1 percent for uniformed service members.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and his wife Mary sent a video message to employees where they make a specific reference to Christianity and some feds found it inappropriate.
Jeanette Manfra, the assistant secretary for the office of cybersecurity and communications, said DHS wants to do a better job of detecting, sharing and stopping potential malware threats.