Transparency watchdog finds four departments failing in FOIA response, and mediocre grades overall. Get the details on 16 key agencies.
The federal government's need for a robust cyber workforce is a long-standing concern, but meeting the need remains a challenge.
Official praises agency accomplishments, warns budget cuts could impede future progress.
Echoing earlier assurance from VA's CIO, DOD says that the departments are still working together on an electronic health records program, although its shape has changed from the original vision.
Cost per processed request varies widely across agencies.
The ongoing effort to find and shut down unneeded data centers has shown some early success, but its status is about to change.
Freedom of Information Act could be in for legislative revision, while witnesses and lawmakers champion the DATA Act as another needed transparency measure.
An IG report shows that several factors contributed to GSA's failure to achieve the savings that it could have attained.
Rule changes would expand officials' discretionary powers in handling contract disputes.
New report from the Center for Effective Government says open government is an "unfinished legacy."
Annual event encouraging telework try-outs demonstrates enthusiasm, savings.
Book Excerpt: The IBM Center for the Business of Government's "Getting It Done: A Guide for Government Executives," updated and republished for 2013, provides a map for newly-appointed agency leaders.