When federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra laid out the government’s plans for federal IT management reform last week, industry leaders took note. And many have reacted with optimism about the plans, which aim to give federal IT a boost and close the gaps between it and the private sector. …Read More »
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Following Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra’s announcement of sweeping new changes to federal IT management, how will the Office of Management and Budget make these efforts stick? One thing is clear: The reforms require the partnership of industry and the private sector to succeed, and to do that, the …Read More »
In March, the Government Accountability Office released a report updating long-term fiscal projections and predicting an “unsustainable” growth in the federal deficit – reaching World War II highs as early as 2020. To trim the budget, Robert M. Gates has cut $340 billion in life-cycle costs from the Pentagon’s long-term …Read More »
Will SBINet get a second chance? Some say “yes,” but its brand may change. Last week, Alan Bersin, commissioner of Customs & Border Protection (CBP) at DHS, promoted Mark Borkowski, SBINet’s project manager, to run a new office tasked with managing complex acquisition processes for CBP. The move is part …Read More »
GSA Administrator Martha Johnson testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee yesterday to request $675 million for fiscal ’11, an $80 million increase from last year. Administrator Johnson said that the funding increase was necessary to implement the Obama Administration’s priorities, including improvements to federal contracting via increases to the federal …Read More »