U.S. CTO Megan Smith spoke at the 2015 SXSW conference

Smith talks innovation at SXSW

The federal chief technology officer says top-notch techies can be drawn to government service, whether it’s for "two weeks, three months [or] longer.”

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Signing up for OASIS, struggling to count contractors and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.