Stephen Warren

Congress probes whether VA violated law in job change

House committee questions timing, details of CIO Stephen Warren's recent title changes.

sphere of binary data

Hagel to target cyber in quadrennial review

Defense Secretary: Terror threat has 'metastasized,' spreading to technologies where the U.S. previously enjoyed a strategic advantage.

Richard Spires

The rollout: What should we learn?

There are plenty of trouble spots that could have been avoided, Richard Spires argues. And they all boil down to shortfalls in program management.


NASA sets mid-November SEWP deadline

The five-year contract would be the fifth iteration of the popular IT vehicle.

Exelis Advanced Baseline Imager for NOAA GOES-R satellite

Primary instrument ready for GOES-R installation

The Advanced Baseline Imager is the new NOAA satellite's primary instrument for scanning the planet’s weather, oceans and environment.

Lisa Kazor

A world without competition

OMB's guidance for financial systems shortchanges commercial providers -- and could deny agencies a full range of choices. new website homepage

USCIS site relaunches on DHS cloud and CMS platform

Agency hopes common platform will cut costs and accelerate future development.

wounded veteran

Congress turns up heat on VA data breaches

The House Veterans Affairs Committee has directed six formal inquiries to VA's Office of Information and Technology since Oct. 23, totaling more than 100 questions concerning routine IT security practices.

data door

Shutdown delays open data deadlines, raises API questions

VanRoekel, Energy Department's Bectel say data feeds should be deemed essential.

Who's helping (and who's not) on the 'tech surge'

CMS identifies "emblematic" private-sector contributors and clarifies team structures, as Issa presses tech firms for assistance details.

CBP mobile sensor tower near Nogales, Ariz.

Border towers delayed by shutdown

Contracts for high-tech sensor system will wait until at least early 2014.

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GSA consolidates data centers, IT ops

The agency plans to centralize its regional IT operations under CIO Casey Coleman.