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Technology to clear FOIA backlog underused, GAO finds

Releasing documents under Freedom of Information Act requests is part of an agency's mission, but some agencies are not making the most of tools that could help do it faster.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission gives tablet PCs a test run

Armed with lessons from other government agencies and strategies from OMB, the NRC is trying on tablets for size -- with some reservations.

Assessing the digital campaign: Obama vs. Romney

As the 2012 presidential race heads into the home stretch, one of the contenders has taken a lead in the smart use of technology -- but both have room to improve.

Sequestration clock ticks louder

Congress only has until Jan. 2, 2013, to stop the oncoming train of forced budget cuts.

Are wartime innovation principles relevant after the war?

Joint explosives organization faces an uncertain post-Afghanistan future, but its CIO hopes that the culture it created will survive and continue to serve the government.

GSA awards cloud-based email BPAs

Purchase agreements went to 17 companies, four of which are small businesses.

VA to direct more money to service-disabled vets

VA officials intend to boost their contract awards to veterans.

The bright side of budget cuts

Fiscal pressures are forcing the military branches to collaborate and share, potentially leading to smarter, better IT projects, leaders say.