Federal agency reorganizers should pay special attention to the new Government Accountability Office report on fragmentation, overlap and duplication released today.
In “Is IT exempt from Trump’s ‘Buy American’ order?,” FCW’s Troy Schneider quotes ASI CEO Tim Cooke offering an out-of-the-box proposal for agencies seeking ways to comply. Use category management, he suggests.
Andrew McMahon, now atDCode42, worked in the Obama Administration on technology policy and building sustainable innovation in government. Here, he examines what inhibits government from effectively building and buying modern technology. Unsurprisingly, procurement processes play a key role. Some agencies, like DHS, make a space for emerging technology to be adopted to meet key program needs, he says.