NSF and congressional leaders fret declining R&D budget with China on the rise
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
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
As an early adopter, GSA can help guide other agencies in using TBM practices.
Trump budget requests $228M for central IT modernization fund
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
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
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.