Media Coverage

  • August 11, 2014
    by Katy Bachman, Politico
    Hoping to prevent another disaster, the White House on Monday launched the U.S. Digital Service, a team of experts that aims to fix problems with government websites and help upgrade federal [...]
  • August 07, 2014
    by Brian Heaton, Government Technology
    An overhaul to how federal government agencies purchase technology is not likely to happen this year, according to industry experts. A lack of time for lawmakers to deliberate on the issue and questions [...]
  • August 07, 2014
    by Mark Rockwell, Federal Computer Week
    The latest wave of federal IT procurement programs focusing on innovation and interagency services has left industry representatives scratching their collective heads about how the new efforts will coexist [...]
  • 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
    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. [...]