House IT Subcommittee will dissolve into Subcommittee on Government Operations

Gerry Connolly said there will be a change in the House Oversight Committee's structure when it comes to IT.

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Congress should exempt Pentagon from Clinger-Cohen Act, panel says

by Billy Mitchell • 1 day ago

The Section 809 Panel argues in a new report that Congress should exempt DOD from the Clinger-Cohen Act provisions under Title 40 of the U.S. code.

VA taps Booz Allen Hamilton for mobile cloud contract

by Carten Cordell • 1 day ago

The department selected the McLean, Va.-based IT contractor to set up a new cloud mobile platform and migrate 20 to 30 existing applications.

DOD is taking applications for 2019’s Rapid Innovation Fund

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 days ago

Tech vendors, especially small businesses, could get up to $3 million in funding for "innovative technologies" that "meet critical national security needs."

VA needs a contractor to help test its new EHR

by Billy Mitchell • 5 days ago

The department issued an RFI for testing to help ensure the electronic health records platform is deployed on-time and within budget.

Shutdown impacts may be rippling beyond shuttered agencies

by Carten Cordell • 6 days ago

“How long can people work if they are not getting paid? That’s a question we’ve never tested to this level before. It is pretty scary,” said David Berteau, president of the Professional Services Council.

While interest in robotics is growing, RPA needs some ‘home runs’

by Carten Cordell • 1 week ago

"I think we need a number of home runs” to get robotic process automation to take, said one government expert.

Microsoft Outlook mobile cleared for DOD use

by Carten Cordell • 1 week ago

The mobile version of Microsoft's personal information management software, Outlook, will now be available to all federal customers.

Air Force wants startups to answer the call for $40M

by Neil Fotre • 2 weeks ago

The pitch competition will offer startups the chance to win small awards on the same day.

HHS standing up AI contract that other agencies can use

by Carten Cordell • 2 weeks ago

The department's Program Support Center wants vendors for a new contract vehicle offering artificial intelligence, automation and other emerging technology services.

Air Force leverages innovative GSA contract for DevOps pilot procurement

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

The CSO is designed to be easier than the Federal Acquisition Regulation for both government and contractors.

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