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.
While much of the DORE project remains classified, the Defense Intelligence Agency has released a few details about what it is looking for in the areas of Internet of things, social media and open-source support.
Researchers aim for "an operational disease monitoring and forecasting system with open data and open source code."
A rash of breaches that some fear could be tied to VPN connections is raising concerns about the security of federal telework programs.
Army Cyber Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Harris says the Army is learning as it goes along in the uncharted terrain of cybersecurity.
An information-sharing program is being overhauled, and agencies will have to find funding to deal with a massive influx of applications.
The Defense Security Service needs an enterprise system to coordinate clearance monitoring, detect possible insider threats and other tasks.
A new Gallup Poll finds respondents happier with the oft-disparaged Postal Service than any other major federal agency.
"With IT, we will never be done categorizing," said Kevin Youel Page of the Federal Acquisition Service.
Adm. Michael Rogers, leader of NSA and U.S. Cyber Command, testified on Capitol Hill on Nov. 20 about pending cybersecurity legislation.
GSA's administrator talks with FCW about short-term hiring, long-term planning and Robert Frost.
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