DHS has a new chief information security officer, while the State Department has a new chief data officer and HHS names the first chief artificial intelligence officer as these are some of the changes in the federal technology community over the last few weeks.
New data in the Government Accountability Act’s fiscal 2020 report to Congress on bid protests shows that vendors received some sort of corrective action 51% of the time.
A panel of federal experts offered opinions and insights about what IT and procurement topics that rose to the forefront in 2020 and impacted agencies and contractors alike.
The top 10 Reporter’s Notebook stories of 2020 included cybersecurity, acquisition and the seemingly never-ending JEDI saga.
Current and former federal cyber experts say lawmakers and the White House shouldn’t focus on why the SolarWinds cyber incident happened, but rather how federal cybersecurity needs to change to deal with similar attacks in the future.
Multiple vendors as well as consultants, lawyers and a major GSA-focused trade association representing hundreds of schedule holders say the pendulum has swung too far in how the Federal Acquisition Service is requiring vendors to renegotiate prices.
Undersecretary of State for Management Brian Bulatao is creating a new position to oversee all aspects of cybersecurity and ensure all bureaus meet the department’s cyber standards.
Defense acquisition leaders are focused on change to the federal procurement system to relieve some of the reasons why many believe it is intransigent and inflexible.
The annual Defense authorization bill is filled with policy changes for non-defense agencies, including more than 50 focused on cybersecurity and a host of others address small business contracting.
Senate lawmakers want to add $40 million to the continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) program in fiscal 2021 for a total of $325 million.
NGA chief technology officer Mark Munsell and SSA’s deputy commissioner Lester Diamond retired after more than 20 years each of federal service capping a busy two months of retirements and executives on the move.
New data collected by Federal News Network demonstrates that the agencies which took loans are moving faster, modernizing legacy systems and — hold on to your hats — paying back the loan to the TMF Board.
OMB says it's not worried about agencies' ability to pay back Technology Modernization Fund project loans as proposals were considered based on their ability to be repaid.
The Department of Housing Urban Development is modernizing three legacy systems in the Federal Housing Administration.