House subpoenas four agencies for small-business noncompliance

House Small Business Committee goes after Justice, Agriculture, Treasury and State for how they run their small business programs.

GTSI revenue loss report no obstacle to small-biz acquisition

GTSI Corp. has completed its acquisition of Information Systems Consulting Group Inc., a private federal IT professional services provider.

Is Amazon's cloud crash a cautionary tale for government?

Amazon's extended outage at one of the data centers that hosts cloud services could be of concern for agencies being ordered to move some applications to the cloud.

Former Treasury CIO Duffy joins DRT Strategies

Michael Duffy, most recently senior advisor at the Justice Department and a former CIO at the Treasury Department, has joined DRT Strategies.

Opie Taylor helps launch Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Actor and director Ron Howard narrates a video introducing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Treasury announces senior tech hires

Tim Duncan and David Forrest will be the senior technology leaders for the implementation team at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Appian helps Treasury unit boost business process management

Appian has won a contract worth $10 million from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to expand the OCC’s use of the company’s business process management suite. The OCC, an agency of the Treasury Department, oversees the execution of laws relating to all national banks.

DOD cuts will slow overall fed IT spending growth

Federal spending on IT will increase slightly in the next five years. Who can expect to see their budgets grow and who faces cuts, according to new TechAmerica Foundation Vision survey forecasts.

Treasury CIO Michael Duffy will return to Justice

Treasury Department CIO Michael Duffy will rejoin the Justice Department. Duffy's new job will be in the Office of the Chief Information Officer.

Interior to get new deputy CIO

Gross takes on a new role at the Interior Department, continuing the changes at the department, Matthew Weigelt writes.

Is your company on the Do Not Pay list?

The Obama administration is developing a governmentwide Do Not Pay List to track debarred contractors, deceased individuals and others ineligible for federal payments.

Treasury plans auctions for $2B services contract

Treasury Department officials are proposing that reverse auctions be used in awarding task orders under its $2 billion Total Information Processing Support Services contract.

Union: Contractors weaken Federal Protective Service, placing feds at risk

The National Treasury Employees Union has complained to Congress that Federal Protective Service relies far too much on private contractors armed with too little training, too little funding, and too little proper management to protect federal buildings.

Bill would vaccinate Tricare against reform complications

A Senate bill, introduced the day before President Obama signed the health care reform law, would change the IRS code on behalf of those in military health plans.

Treasury banks on EDS to upgrade computer services

EDS has won a $30 million award from the Treasury Department to upgrade computer services at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

BAE moves to new IT service model with Treasury win

BAE Systems Inc. has designed an information technology services model for the Treasury Department that addresses specific capital investments, service-level agreements and pricing needs.

For ASR, the future is a matter of trust

ASR Analytics specializes in data modeling and decision support services, and boasts an impressive list of clients after just five years in business.