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Federal agencies are $3.3B short of data storage savings goals

by Grayson Ullman • 1 week ago

The 24 agencies participating in the Data Center Optimization Initiative have saved only about $650 million of their collective $4 billion goal.

Top procurement officials bullish Trump will continue innovative acquisition reforms

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

The Trump administration is poised to continue leaning on the innovative practices introduced under President Barack Obama, particularly as agencies' budgets are set to be cut, leading federal procurement officials said Thursday.

OMB’s plan for government reform: Business as usual for IT

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 month ago

The Office of Management and Budget ended the governmentwide hiring freeze Wednesday with the release of new guidance, a "comprehensive plan for reforming the federal government and reducing the federal civilian workforce."

Gov Actually Episode 9: Can innovation survive federal downsizing?

by Billy Mitchell • 2 months ago

In this episode of Gov Actually, Phaedra Chrousos joins hosts Danny Werfel and Dan Tangherlini to discuss federal innovation and whether the recent moves of the current administration will extinguish that spark.

FBI would get $61M to fight cybercrime, encryption in Trump budget proposal

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint for the federal government proposes a $61 million increase for the FBI and Justice Department in fiscal 2018 to better track terrorist communications and combat cybercriminals.

FISMA 2016: White House claims progress against cyberattacks

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

For the first time, agencies were required to report only incidents that affected their operations, and to break those incidents down based on the attack vector used.