More federal agencies want the greater security and sophisticated technology the huge telecom contract provides .
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Agency acquisition chief says if service doesn't receive enough money in fiscal 2010 to pay contractor fees, it will mean delays in modernization plans.
President Obama's technology-focused policies stand to infuse chief information officers with more authority and influence.
Agencies must document performance evaluations for vendors that win awards off GSA schedules.
The public likes President Obama but reserves the right to worry about the price tag of his goals.
New agency would have the power to impose fines and refer for criminal prosecution those engaging in unfair, deceptive or abusive acts.
Despite OMB guidance, agencies’ approaches to paying contractors for performance still vary widely.
Group studying Federal Supply Schedules program says vendors should not be obligated to offer government lowest prices.
Greater citizen participation and more risk-taking among the suggestions offered at technology forum.
Defense chief has called more funding unnecessary particularly as the Air Force begins to buy F-35 Joint Strike Fighters and relies more heavily on unmanned aerial vehicles.