Employees might demand e-mail and Web access on their own devices, but agencies should think carefully when considering broader BYOD policies.
In an era of big data, does a new position for an agency leader dedicated to data management make sense?
The emerging concept of big data has been largely unregulated to date, giving rise to concerns about privacy and potential legislation.
The Federal Communications Commission has brought together a group to encourage the spread of emerging network technologies.
The government has been slow to allow wireless networking, largely due to some familiar concerns: Security and reliability. That could be about to change.
Despite all the talk of modernization, much of the government's IT spending goes to the operation of systems based on decades-old technology.
Conducting a mobile pilot project is easy. But even so, almost all of them never make it out of the test phase.
A draft executive order on cybersecurity eliminates the mandates on the private sector that had been a sticking point in the failed attempt to pass legislation, insiders say.
Virtualization may be the key to federal agencies realizing major savings through the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative, but it's hard to tell whether agencies are moving forward with it.
GSA's experiment with Apps.gov has ended, but the experience may open a door to future success.
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