Negotiators on the defense authorization bill included provisions from the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act in what they hope is the final version of the legislation.
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.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
Feds are vulnerable to cyber fraud because of inertia, says the con man who inspired Steven Spielberg's "Catch Me If You Can."
A new study helps vendors understand what messages resonate (and tells feds how their peers prefer to be pitched).
Steve Kelman considers the costs of corruption in Mexico, China, and most developing countries -- and argues that Americans should keep their own government troubles in perspective.
Agency leaders must proactively invest time, energy and resources to shape the future rather than reactively wait for change to happen.
In the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence program, HHS matches project teams with outside tech experts to work for a year on innovative projects.
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.
A rash of breaches that some fear could be tied to VPN connections is raising concerns about the security of federal telework programs.
A private-sector survey finds that project managers are in greater demand than big-data pros.
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.
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