News and notes from around the federal IT community.
Excepted-service hiring authority is a welcome tool for some agencies, but it's temporary relief in the ongoing struggle to snatch up digital services talent — and it has been a long time coming.
ACT-IAC's "Management of Change" conference will try to pin down the un-pinnable: a culture of innovation.
"You can't manage what you can't measure," was the message delivered by Sen. Tom Carper.
An ambitious deadline to transition U.S. control over a key piece of global Internet architecture to an international multi-stakeholder group will likely not be met.
Once a "poster child for IT," the IRS's high-profile problems are now all too similar to those experienced by other agencies.
Mike Rogers, the former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, weighed in on the growing Russian and Chinese threats to U.S. assets in cyberspace.
Behind the buzzwords and pointless analytics lie real potential, but agencies and the private sector still struggle to use big data effectively.
Consternation about rapid change demonstrates the "mega shift" underway in technology, says a new survey of CIOs.
The broker definition continues to evolve as new roles emerge and cloud deployments become more complex.
The chairman and ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee want to know more about TSP's cybersecurity.
Outdated security models rarely address insider threats, argues John Sellers, and perimeter defense and background checks are not going to keep attackers out.