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.
The Energy Department is using the loan to migrate 18,560 mailboxes to the cloud.
The EEOC is modernizing its nearly 20-year-old Integrated Mission System (IMS), the primary tool used to carry out the agency’s mission.
The Labor Deparment is using its $3.5 million from the TMF to supplement the modernization of the Foreign Labor Application Gateway (FLAG) system.
The Agriculture Department received three loans from the TMF for website, cloud and application initiatives.
The General Services Administration received almost $27 million for two IT modernization projects from the Technology Modernization Fund.
Three of the four Program Support Center executives on paid administrative leave since April 2019 remain in limbo while sources say the agency will fire the fourth one as part of a move to save face in light of auditors finding no wrongdoing.
Contractors should get ready for a busy holiday season with final solicitations expected to come from DISA, NIH and DHS for mega-contracts.