With the Federal IT COST Commission, CIOs are looking to the private sector for help on cost management.
The directive is the latest move in an ongoing effort by CIO Terry Halvorsen to standardize how all defense agencies measure IT performance.
The New Year will bring a bill designed to streamline the way agencies fund, acquire and approve the move to cloud computing.
Government's success is enabled using contracting practices that reward instead of discourage new ideas and approaches.
President Obama last week signed an executive order aimed at strengthening the recruitment, hiring and development of Senior Executive Service employees. Log-in required.
A new report from the Congressional Budget Office maintains that civilian federal or contract employees could take over many of the Defense Department's support positions from military personnel at significant savings to the agency. Log-in required.
Congress will be able to keep a closer eye on the Defense Department’s multi-year contract procurement if a new proposed rule is adopted.
The Professional Services Council’s new report outlines best practices for governments to follow when adopting commercial cloud computing solutions.
Without a standard definition and a comprehensive list of contracts, the department can’t determine if it's saving money by moving to the cloud, says the report.
The NIH contracting center announced it would pare back the prices for its three offerings by as much as 35 percent.