OPM wants agencies to start gameplanning the modern workforce

Acting OPM director Margaret Weichert directed federal agencies to start thinking about the future of work in this year's Human Capital Reports.

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GSA debuts new mobile solutions contract

by Carten Cordell • 24 hours ago

GSA's current mobile contract is set to expire in November.

Senate bill wants agencies to bolster cybersecurity by sharing their talent

by Carten Cordell • 1 day ago

A new bill aims to ensure the competition for cyber talent doesn’t create have and have-not agencies open to cyberattacks.

TMF Board awards $20.7M to accelerate GSA’s NewPay shared service

by Billy Mitchell • 4 days ago

This is now the seventh modernization project to receive TMF funding, bringing the grand total awarded to $90 million of the $100 million appropriated for the fund in fiscal 2018.

Veterans to get iPhone health record access this summer

by Billy Mitchell • 4 days ago

Within 24 hours of visiting a VA facility, veterans will be able to access their updated health information in the Apple Health app, according to the VA's plans.

Rep. Will Hurd named ranking member of House intel modernization subcommittee

by Billy Mitchell • 7 days ago

The Texas Republican will meld his experience overseeing federal IT modernization and cybersecurity issues with his previous tenure on the House Intelligence Committee and background as a CIA agent.

Can you help Social Security manage its multi-cloud environment?

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

SSA "requires a suite of COTS tools, including implementation and integration support, for the enhanced automated management of its diverse cloud hosting environments."

VA software shuffle could delay national rollout of patient scheduling

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

Despite a successful pilot to replace the system at the center of the department's 2014 scheduling scandal, VA will now pivot to adopt different software, delaying the nationwide rollout potentially by years.

GSA looking to switch up IT Centers of Excellence acquisition strategy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

The agency is considering issuing a Blanket Purchase Agreement for the acquisition of Phase I services.

Shutdown sets back $5 billion Justice IT contract launch

by Billy Mitchell • 2 weeks ago

Due to the 35-day partial shutdown, the bureau will have to delay the highly anticipated ITSSS recompete.

Rep. Susie Lee to lead House Veterans Affairs Technology Modernization subcommittee

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

She'll provide oversight of the VA's 10 year $10 billion EHR modernization, among other things.

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