IT

IT Budget Request Rises to $92 Billion in FY 2019: BGOV Webinar

In a webinar, Bloomberg Government presented an overview of the budget changes and explored IT budget trends for specific agencies, programs, and priorities.

Trump’s Fiscal 2019 IT Budget Could Hit $92 Billion

President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2019 budget request includes $82.2 billion for unclassified information technology, an increase of about $3 billion compared with the estimate for fiscal 2018.

Census Bureau gears up for 2020 with funding, contracts secured

The U.S. Census Bureau on Jan. 27 released details about the progress of the 2020 Census, including updates on technology testing, readiness and budget authority.

Chao may again drive IT spending in Trump cabinet

President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Elaine Chao to head the U.S. Department of Transportation may result in a boost in information technology spending as happened when she ran the U.S. Department of Labor from 2001 through 2009.

Agencies need help adjusting to their new IT systems

As federal agencies update their legacy information technology systems and add new solutions like cloud computing, it’s not surprising that there’s often a steep learning curve.

Replay: A federal perspective on the health IT industry

Bloomberg Government and Roger Baker, former Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology for the Department of Veterans Affairs, hosted a webinar on Feb. 25 to discuss the federal health IT market of both today and the future.

The responsible leaders guide to avoiding data collection boondoggles

Our data appetite is insatiable. Why? Because we’re desperate for answers. When we’re not exactly sure what the questions are, we believe data is the first step on the right path to getting there.

When the pursuit of data just isn’t worth it

Data is expensive—in fact, far more expensive than we like to acknowledge. In government and in contracting, data is the fancy, bubbly, bottled water that we treat like tap.

Here’s how to prevent another OPM hack

Six months after the revelation of the OPM data breach that exposed the personal data of 21.5 million people, the OPM’s newly-hired cybersecurity advisor and the White House’s cybersecurity coordinator joined Bloomberg Government to talk about how to prevent another similarly devastating attack.