Five of 10 agencies responded to Sen. Maggie Hassan’s (D-N.H.) request for details and plans for how they will modernize outdated systems and what Congress can do to help.
The Small Business Administration’s inspector general found the four-year effort to develop a single platform, Certify.SBA.gov, for small businesses to apply for socioeconomic contracting programs fell well short of its goals.
A panel of former federal technology executives offered the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations suggestions for improving the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard after five years.
The CIO Council released a new guide developed by the Federal Technology Investment Management community of practice and the General Services Administration’s Office of Governmentwide Policy, called Meeting IT Priorities with Technology Business Management.
The IT-AAC and the CMMC board signed a memorandum of understanding to create a center of excellence where the two non-profits will work together to promote the standards, train industry and work with NATO partners to adopt the requirements.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency detailed the concept of trust zones under the final TIC 3.0 implementation guidance released last week.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) suggested giving the IRS $2 billion under the Technology Modernization Fund and then letting agencies use the savings from the tax agency for other projects.
The federal fourth quarter spending spree is in full swing with agencies expected to spend more money during the last three months of 2020 than they have spent in the previous five years during the final quarter of the fiscal year.
The General Services Administration says it’s creating more visibility into the transition to the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) program through meetings with deputy secretaries, letters to agency CIOs and agency transition managers and briefings with smaller agencies.
The General Services Administration is taking corrective action under its $5.5 billion 2GIT contract by changing the self-scoring evaluation approach.
Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) introduced a bill to codify the IT modernization Centers of Excellence initiative as part of a growing acknowledgement on Capitol Hill that agencies need more resources to move off legacy technology.
Federal News Network asked 10 members of the federal IT community to offer comments and insights about the impact Federal CIO Suzette Kent has had on the government over the last two-plus years.
The General Services Administration awarded proof-of-concepts to Amazon Business, Overstock.com and Fischer Scientific on Friday to provide agencies access to their commercial e-commerce platforms for purchases below the micro-purchase threshold of $10,000.
Right before the fifth anniversary of FITARA, VA gave its chief information officer the control over all IT spending across departments, leaving just four other CIOs without the same clout.