Exec Tech


Shutterstock image: 1040 IRS form.

Analytics will target obvious health law fraudsters, tax official says

IRS's head of compliance and analytics plans for new complexities surrounding health insurance subsidies and other trouble spots.

Shutterstock image: unfunctional computer.

ISIS cyber capability judged more 'aspirational' than operational

The terrorist group’s slick social media presence is a far cry from being able to hack critical infrastructure, cybersecurity experts say.

AGA survey cover.

The burdens of data for IGs and auditors alike

The results are in for AGA & Kearny’s latest survey for federal IGs and state auditors, listing data analytics and cybersecurity at the forefront of their concerns.

Shutterstock image.

Who really owns that government data?

The latest kerfuffle over stimulus spending data points to a wider problem with agencies' dependence on proprietary systems.

VA logo

VA accepts contractors' offer of help with scheduling

The Northern Virginia Technology Council volunteered its services in June to help the Veterans Affairs Department fix its patient scheduling system.

transferring funds

Venture capital, lame ducks, crime maps and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

White House image: Presidential Innovation Fellows logo.

New presidential fellows zoom in on VA

Six of the 27 newly announced Presidential Innovation Fellows will work at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Shutterstock image: hover drone.

Do robots dream of big government?

Law professor Ryan Calo suggests getting out in front of the regulatory gap in robotics by establishing a Federal Robotics Commission.

Shutterstock image: connecting individuals to one another through an access point.

DOD communications: Bringing it all together

DISA, the Army and the Air Force are expecting an RFP release for unified capabilities in a private cloud by the end of the year.

Shutterstock image: outgoing computer connections.

Treasure map, biometric ID, DISA devices and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Image from the CDC: klebsiella.

Battling bacteria with software

Sandia National Labs has developed software that will help researchers find weaknesses in deadly bacteria.

Karen DeSalvo

Making the health data move

Karen DeSalvo is leading a years-long process to create standards for interoperability in heath IT.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!