GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini remains effusive about the problem-solving potential of government.
Considerable skepticism persists about digital identity verification, according to a Forrester Research brief.
News and notes from around the federal IT community
It takes at least six months to get from RFP to a contract award, and "six months is a lifetime when it comes to security," says the Navy's Victor Gavin.
Obama administration officials are confident a solid foundation and a new team will support open-government plans even after the departure of two key leaders.
The obstacles are many, but the Open Standard's Matt Rosenberg argues that database innovations could help build public awareness of IGs' vital work.
Deputy Federal CIO Mikey Dickerson says senior leaders need to get better about understanding technology to improve outcomes on large scale IT projects.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is considering shifting data processing for the employee verification system to the cloud while maintaining the public-facing Web presence.
The consulting service arose from the ongoing challenge of being called in to fix IT projects long after they were funded, scoped and set in motion.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
The Pentagon has outlined a military strategy that goes beyond previous doctrine in its focus on offensive cyber operations.
The department's Science and Technology Directorate aims for seamless cybersecurity infrastructure as part of its long-term plan for technological development.