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Report: DoD Cut FY 2014 Contract Spending by 8%

Figures released by the Federal Procurement Data System show that the Defense Department‘s overall spending dropped 8 percent last fiscal year to $284.9 billion, Federal Times ...
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House Approves $3.8T Budget Blueprint

The U.S. House voted 228-199 Wednesday to pass a fiscal 2016 budget plan that includes an extra $20 billion for overseas contingency operations spending, the New York Times reported ...
Tony Scott

Tony Scott: Cloud Strategies Need to Have Time Frames, Common Services

Tony Scott Federal CIO Tony Scott has outlined his strategy to drive government information technology programs toward completion as initiatives on digital services, cybersecurity ...
IT Spending

IDC: FY 2015 Civilian IT Spending to Exceed Defense Agencies

A new study by IDC Government Insights forecasts IT spending among civilian agencies to exceed initial fiscal year 2015 projections by $4.5 billion by September and exceed spending ...
Congress

Rep. Adam Schiff: Congress Could Address NSA Reform After Passage of Cyber Legislation

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) has said Congress will likely prioritize the passage of cybersecurity legislation before lawmakers tackle potential changes in the National Security Agency‘s ...
Steven VanRoekel

Steven VanRoekel Departs USAID as Chief Innovation Officer

Steven VanRoekel Steven VanRoekel, chief innovation officer of the U.S. Agency for International Development, has departed the agency, FedScoop reported Tuesday. Greg Otto writes VanRoekel ...
Anne Rung

OFPP Chief Anne Rung Introduces Federal Procurement Rating Process

Anne Rung Anne Rung, administrator at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, has unveiled a set of rating tools for agencies and vendors to evaluate their experience during the acquisition ...
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David Shulkin, LaVerne Council Nominated for Top VA Health, IT Roles

The White House has nominated David Shulkin as undersecretary for health and LaVerne Council as assistant secretary for information and technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs, ...
Eric Fanning

Eric Fanning Named Defense Department Chief of Staff

Eric Fanning Eric Fanning, formerly undersecretary of the U.S. Air Force, has been named the Defense Department’s chief of staff and appointed to the Senior Executive Service. Defense ...
Steven Ashby

Steven Ashby Named Director of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Patricia Dehmer Comments

Steven Ashby Steven Ashby, formerly deputy director for science and technology at the Battelle-operated Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has been appointed director of the facility. Ashby ...