Media Coverage

  • August 07, 2014
    by Jason Miller, Federal News Radio
    Reforms by Congress to how agencies buy technology are increasingly unlikely. Industry experts are holding out little hope that multiple bills attempting to fix long-standing problems with IT acquisition [...]
  • August 06, 2014
    by Mark Rockwell, Federal Computer Week
    The policy prescriptions in IT procurement reform legislation look promising, but the chances of Congress acting don't, according to a top executive at the Information Technology Industry Council. The [...]
  • August 05, 2014
    by Julian Hattem, The Hill
    Privacy and civil liberties advocates are calling for a tough federal law to protect people’s personal data. “Americans now face a formidable commercial surveillance infrastructure over which they have [...]
  • August 01, 2014
    by Jason Miller, Federal News Radio
    Federal vendors will have to certify they are not violating 14 different federal labor laws in order to receive future government contracts. President Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday creating [...]
  • July 31, 2014
    by Dean Garfield
    We live in a 21st century society and economy being driven by technology, but our policies and policymakers are stuck in the 20th century.  The result is rather than letting our economy take flight, our [...]
  • July 30, 2014
    by Sean Lyngaas, Federal Computer Week
    A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced a bill July 30 that would restructure federal IT procurement by, among other things, establishing a pilot program in the Office of Management and Budget to review [...]
  • July 30, 2014
    by Rebecca Carroll, Nextgov
    The latest plans to overhaul how the government buys and manages information technology are significantly less expensive than the ideas that circulated last year, according to nonpartisan projections. [...]
  • July 30, 2014
    by Alex Wilhelm and Cat Zakrzewski, TechCrunch
    As expected, Sen. Patrick Leahy introduced the USA FREEDOM Act to the upper chamber of Congress on Tuesday. The bill comes on the heels of a similar, weaker measure passed in the House that was widely [...]
  • July 28, 2014
    by Wendy Koch, USA Today
    U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson called on the Obama administration Monday to scrutinize the tech industry's lack of diversity. "The government has a role to play" in ensuring that women and minorities [...]
  • July 28, 2014
    by Andy Medici, Federal Times
    The FBI is asking the private sector for ideas on how to construct a massive cloud infrastructure, a move that experts say could save the agency money and transform how it operates. The FBI’s Criminal [...]