DISA is moving toward iterative or agile approaches to acquisition and projects in order to avoid planning and implementation mistakes of the past.
The 2020 Defense authorization bill includes almost 1,800 pages and we found several important and interesting provisions that you should know about ranging from military cyber advisers to the possible return of lead system integrators.
DISA, GSA and industry issues dominated the 10 most read Reporter’s Notebook stories in 2019. The common theme across many of the stories is how agencies are setting the table for bigger changes in 2020.
The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations hearing on the 9th version of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard provided some interesting insights beyond the grades for each agency.
The Government Accountability Office found GSA will not recover the costs to run the Technology Modernization Fund until 2025 and highlighted other delays in the projects in terms of paying back the loans.
The Office of Management and Budget’s general counsel reversed long-time policy that required agencies to automatically report Antideficiency Act violations to GAO and Congress. Now agencies must report only if they and OMB decides a violation occurred.
Matthew Cornelius left the Office of Management and Budget after almost three years to become the executive director of the Alliance for Digital Innovation (ADI), an industry association, while USDA, OPM and the FCC gain new senior executives.
Contractors can now determine if they qualify as a small business based on a five-year revenue calculation instead of a three-year average under a new, much-anticipated rule from the Small Business Administration.
Federal procurement lawyers say the first quarter of the federal fiscal year tends to be among the busiest times of the year as contractors challenge awards and solicitations that came during the previous fourth quarter.
Department of Health and Human Services CISO Janet Vogel said the escape room training is one of several innovative ways to help employees understand why cybersecurity matters.
The Labor Department is moving from 13 different HR offices, 26 different IT application organizations, four different procurement organizations and numerous personnel security offices down to one of each as part of its internal consolidation.