USAID’s chief innovation officer says IT "plays a foundational and fundamental role" in U.S. assistance in West Africa -- and can help prepare for the next catastrophic epidemic as well.
The public's demand for transparency means agencies must share data in ways that the average person can understand. Here's how.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
From the Army to the FCC, agencies are learning how to use analytics as a means to measurable ends.
Federal cloud managers say agencies must think in broad strokes without losing sight of the details and must relinquish tasks but not control.
An expected spike in demand during open enrollment could have overwhelmed existing capacity of the health insurance-purchasing website, threatening a replay of its botched 2013 launch.
As the U.S. Digital Service gets going, it is focused on HealthCare.gov, VA technology and hiring.
Feds are vulnerable to cyber fraud because of inertia, says the con man who inspired Steven Spielberg's "Catch Me If You Can."
A new study helps vendors understand what messages resonate (and tells feds how their peers prefer to be pitched).
Ashton Carter, who has often had a hand in Pentagon IT issues, is rumored to be Obama's pick for Defense secretary.
FCC CIO David Bray uses Twitter to tell the agency’s story and to be available to stakeholders.
The president is also seeking ideas on modernizing the IT infrastructure that supports the visa processing system.