Agencies have gotten into the habit of archiving email, but now they face the task of preserving another category of electronic documents: social media communications.
The General Services Administration says a new blanket purchase agreement could save the agencies 15-20 percent annually on commercial software.
Legislation would require state-by-state statistics, and put a price tag on the cost of the "tech surge" being conducted to fix the site.
New tools encourage collaboration and cost-effective training.
TSA's expedited screening procedures for active duty troops will be expanded 10-fold before Christmas, in part by getting rid of card scanners.
Top officials were alerted to the potential for serious problems six months before the troubled site’s Oct. 1 launch.
The nationwide wireless network for first responders is "ramping up quickly" and is also eyeing office space in Colorado for its technical staff.
The Defense Department's mobile technology pilot programs provide a fast track for the use of smartphones and tablet PCs at the Pentagon and in the field.
The problems with large federal IT projects are deep, broad and mostly immune to quick fixes. So what's to be done?
The website's continuing troubles show why agencies must rethink system testing.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration needs to begin work immediately to help mitigate a pending gap in polar-orbiting weather satellite coverage.
As Congress asks questions about small business status, acquisition experts say inter-firm associations are the real issue.