The IT modernization bill that passed the House could be fuel for shared services to get fully airborne in the next four years, according to OMB.
The Office of Personnel Management announced updates to two telework training modules used to instruct employees on their responsibilities when teleworking. (Login required)
GAO said most big federal agencies do not have complete inventories of their IT assets, which means they are missing opportunities to identify savings, creating security risks and not complying with FITARA.
The government's departing top acquisition official said she leaves behind a solid foundation on which to build more effective and efficient federal IT.
Overall satisfaction among federal employees improved one percentage point government-wide for the second consecutive year.
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Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said agencies are missing out on younger workers because of the government's rigidity, particularly its protracted hiring process.
Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) argues that potential answers to the federal government's IT workforce gap lie in expanding youth programs and partnerships between public and private sectors.
Seville Government Consulting's Jaime Gracia argues that to solve its technology challenges, the government should turn to the small-business community.
As commercial satellite imaging companies multiply, NGA is looking for new ways to acquire mapping data.
Federal IT leaders who are reluctant to rely on managed services providers are missing out on one of the best investments they can make.