Six federal IT experts offer their observations about what to watch for in 2019 and what organizations and people will have the biggest impacts.
New data from Bloomberg Government shows agencies spent more than $1.8 billion on cloud services last year.
The White House’s American Technology Council is seeking comments on its draft plan to move agencies off legacy IT.
The Committee on National Security Systems released a new supply chain risk management policy in late July.
The House Armed Services Committee is set to begin its annual marathon session marking up the Defense authorization bill today. The initial draft includes more than 60 provisions dealing with acquisition, including one telling DoD to buy commercial products from online “marketplaces” like Amazon.
Organization, accountability and a willingness to partner with industry are necessary to improving federal IT acquisition.
Tony Scott, the federal chief information officer, said in an exit interview that the update to Circular A-130 and the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) are among the most significant accomplishments during his almost two-year tenure, which will end Jan. 17.
The technology industry wants to transform the federal IT market that brings about new ways to fund, develop, procure, deliver, manage and sustain innovative technology solutions.
Federal IT experts say it’s unclear what a Trump administration will focus on when it comes to technology policies and programs.
A new policy from the Office of Management and Budget sets agencies on a path toward sharing new, custom-developed source code across government. The goal is to cut back on the $6 billion agencies spend annually on new software.