Management


Marina Martin, VA CTO.

Marina Martin: Building a new digital service at VA

In an interview with FCW, the Department of Veterans Affairs' chief technology officer talks about overhauling the digital experience for VA customers.

U.S. Capitol at Night

Senate moves to open-data format

Government watchdogs called the move "great news for the ecosystem."

dollar signs

'CIOs shouldn't have five-year plans'

Funding is set for another year, but federal IT managers say they still need to keep their eye on the budget ball.

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FEMA contract, Secret Service tech and more NDAA provisions

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

DHS on Instagram, an app for the border and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Managing a cyber crime scene

By treating a cybersecurity breach like a crime investigation, federal IT leaders can ensure a speedy response and aid in prosecution.

New fed incubator, OASIS on-ramps and NIST guidance

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DHS cyber division opens up on R&D

A three-day event in D.C. is highlighting technologies developed and fostered by DHS S&T's Cyber Security Division.

Jason Chaffetz

Chaffetz announces new IT subcommittee

Incoming oversight chairman also promises a less personal tone to hearings.

Shutterstock image: El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, captured by Steve Buckley.

For fun and profit: Data entrepreneurs size up Recreation.gov RFP

Open-data advocates want to see developers build booking websites and apps to compete with the longtime vendor at Recreation.gov.

Screen capture of HealthCare.gov in November 2014.

Few hiccups for HealthCare.gov during open enrollment

Several thousand users registering for new accounts were put in an online waiting room for an average of about three minutes, but otherwise the site was able to support demand.

government industry dialog

The government shouldn't play matchmaker

A recent GAO report on government efforts to link small companies with prime contractors is fraught with risk.