IT professionals can create security and access models that transform APIs from unwieldy legacy apps to self-defending services.
The firm does not expect a repeat of the problems that plagued the HealthCare.gov website a year ago but acknowledges that challenges lie ahead.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
High-performing security teams look very different today than they did a decade ago, but too many agencies have paid insufficient attention to attracting and developing the right talent.
FCW Editor-in-Chief Troy Schneider shares five points to remember when submitting nominations for the 2015 Federal 100 awards.
The DHS agency filed justifications for changes to blanket purchase agreements with a handful of IT systems providers.
The Science and Technology Directorate will deploy research personnel to DHS components to get a better grip on agency IT needs.
GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini remains effusive about the problem-solving potential of government.
Chris Hamm will assume the duties of the retiring Steve Viar, who has headed GSA's Federal Systems Integration and Management center since 2010.
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.