News and notes from the federal IT community.
A lack of new funding has forced Treasury and OMB to rethink how they massage the data they have.
CIO Thomas Bayer brought the idea to government from his time at Capital One.
It is possible to balance data security and user flexibility -- if agencies follow these key guidelines.
Rather than skirting the federal procurement system, GSA's 18F is designed to address challenges head on, says Lena Trudeau.
If we want real innovation, we need to stop looking for ways to circumvent the federal acquisition system and work together to improve it, writes Stan Soloway.
IT and HR managers are reasonably happy with the progress their agencies have made but want senior leaders to play a more active role.
Policymakers attempting to revamp how the military buys and manages weapons and IT systems will have to overcome bureaucratic inertia and the tendency of reform efforts to repeat themselves.
Steve Kelman notes two important messages about agencies' ability to amplify their impact.
The National Archives and Records Administration is leading a plan to create new standards for controlled unclassified government information that includes new NIST guidance and changes to the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
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