Policy


Dave Wennergren

The right tool for the job

Rather than falling back on the same old solutions, federal IT professionals should discern the best approach to achieve the desired outcome.

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FCC posts open Internet rules, prepares for budget backlash

Net neutrality rules have limited implications for agencies, but the FCC's own funding could suffer as a result.

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DHS CIOs see cyber, budgets as top concerns

Although cybersecurity is always a priority, one component CIO said, "my biggest problem is stretching a dollar."

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Hiring, procurement are pain points for FirstNet

Building a national communications network for first responders is a massive undertaking, and no one seems pleased with the progress so far.

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DHS IG: S&T Directorate needs better contract oversight

The Science and Technology Directorate said it will have strengthened contracting documentation processes in place by summer.

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Will Census be ready for Internet response in 2020?

The Census Bureau hasn't established a time frame for its cloud computing plans, including testing for scalability, security, and privacy protection, as well as determining a budget for cloud services.

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Clinton's printed emails a headache for archivists

Printed emails aren't searchable, don't retain all metadata and aren't necessarily threaded in a way that gives a chronological account of an exchange.