Luke McCormack steps into the role just weeks after assuming new duties as CIO at the Homeland Security Department.
The latest big-data initiative encourages developers to create APIs to streamline the process of applying for college aid, among other activities.
Republicans and Democrats are creating a lot of smoke in Hill hearings about the troubled website, and experts are not adding much clarity to the fire.
The bipartisan group aims to "address the federal government’s dismal record of procuring and using information technology."
The MapGive project is crowdsourcing tasks to improve geodata for humanitarian efforts.
A Virginia police official said the communications problems on the day of the Navy Yard shooting were a result of too much talking, not too little.
The Federal Acquisition Institute wants to develop mobile apps to help employees experiment with techniques and strategies in a low-risk environment.
FCW's Troy Schneider asks: In 2014, can something change everything?
SSA was an early cloud computing adopter and is one of the few non-intelligence agencies to put big data to use.
The Senate could soon send the bill, intended to tighten investigations of contractors and federal employees, to the White House for President Obama's signature.