The House and Senate versions of the defense authorization bill include different provisions that have major implications for federal CIOs’ authority.
A year-old deportation relief program for foreign-born, U.S.-raised students could provide a glimpse of the kinds of big-data demands that some federal agencies would have to deal with if comprehensive immigration legislation is enacted.
Federal leaders need to balance their spending on operations and new projects to support strategic IT priorities and budget plans
Sen. Tom Udall, whose state is home to the Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, is proposing a plan to speed the commercial use of technology developed under government auspices.
An overhaul bill could allow the Postal Service to exploit its massive IT operations for profitable commercial uses.
Proposed budget levels reflect a predicted decline.
A DHS official criticizes the changes reform bill would make to the CIO's power, argues for an alternate view.
DOD exemption is one weakness, federal CIO says.
The Obama administration's signal that the federal government would continue to offer contributions to the health care premiums of congressional staffers appears to clear the way for Sen. Tom Coburn to lift a hold on the OPM nominee.
Agencies might have trouble cutting travel budgets as much as a new bill proposes, and videoconferencing -- the legislation's preferred solution -- brings its own set of challenges.
A bipartisan group wants the Department of Defense and other agencies to begin the process of vacating a key swath of spectrum as the statutory deadline for a related auction approaches.
XML release and related legal schema could 'revolutionize' the way lawmakers and citizens interact with the law.
Bill would put OMB in charge of goals, require OPM to lessen retirement claims backlog.
The Coast Guard's efforts to connect multiple streams of data on potential maritime threats to be shared across federal, state and local law enforcement remains a work in progress.
Senator blocks a confirmation vote for Katherine Archuleta, wants answers to his questions on health care reform.
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