From the Army to the FCC, agencies are learning how to use analytics as a means to measurable ends.
Federal cloud managers say agencies must think in broad strokes without losing sight of the details and must relinquish tasks but not control.
Ashton Carter, who has often had a hand in Pentagon IT issues, is rumored to be Obama's pick for Defense secretary.
As the U.S. Digital Service gets going, it is focused on HealthCare.gov, VA technology and hiring.
An expected spike in demand during open enrollment could have overwhelmed existing capacity of the health insurance-purchasing website, threatening a replay of its botched 2013 launch.
A new report from the DOD CIO offers soup-to-nuts guidance on security for commercial cloud providers and Defense Department customers.
FCC CIO David Bray uses Twitter to tell the agency’s story and to be available to stakeholders.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
The National Security Agency wants the private sector to use its NiFi tool to handle commercial big-data needs.
Intelligence research agency wants to look "beyond current prototypes in development and extend up to 10 years in the future."
The president is also seeking ideas on modernizing the IT infrastructure that supports the visa processing system.
In the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence program, HHS matches project teams with outside tech experts to work for a year on innovative projects.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down, but the innovation initiative he announced Nov. 15 could live on. FCW interviewed three former high-ranking officials about what it will take for the effort to succeed.
Data gathered by the Sensor Fish could aid in redesigning dams' hydroturbine chambers, where abrupt changes in pressure can kill salmon.
A GAO report says shutdowns throw a monkey wrench into the gears of government, but any long-term impact appears minimal.
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