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NSF and congressional leaders fret declining R&D budget with China on the rise

by Carten Cordell • 1 month ago

Congressional leaders lamented that while the NSF’s budget remains at 2017 levels, the Chinese are committing more R&D resources to emerging technologies.

Mulvaney touts R&D increase, but some accounts would take cuts

by Carten Cordell • 2 months ago

The OMB director extolled proposed increases for research & development, but some agencies tasked with technology development are taking a hit.

Trump budget would create a Technology Business Management office housed within GSA

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

As an early adopter, GSA can help guide other agencies in using TBM practices.

Trump budget requests $228M for central IT modernization fund

by Billy Mitchell • 11 months ago

The budget plan calls for the General Services Administration to house a $228 million tech modernization fund — a small sliver of its total request of $95.7 billion for governmentwide IT spending next year.

Obama wants commission to fix nation’s cyber woes

by Jeremy Snow • 2 years ago

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Tuesday setting up a new bipartisan commission to develop long-term solutions to the nation’s cybersecurity problems.

OMB’s IT budget request gets pushback

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan testified on several successes his office has seen with IT efficiency and billions in savings in recent years, but a House appropriations subcommittee told him it'd be hard to grant his requested increase in IT spending for fiscal year 2016.