Contractors earn more than feds, survey suggests

Contractor pay rose slowly, and for some jobs it fell, but the average gap is widening between contractors and feds.

Can California state managers be trusted to keep teleworkers in line?

Debate starts over accountability for teleworkers.

The ideal CIO? Not a tech geek

Mark Forman and Paul Brubaker take issue with OMB's recent efforts to redefine the role of agency CIOs, saying they undermine the intentions of the Clinger-Cohen Act.

Vance Hitch: Secrets of a long-serving government CIO

Vance Hitch, who was the longest-serving CIO at a Cabinet-level agency, reflects on what he learned during his nine-year tenure at the Justice Department.

Steve Cooper

9/11 remembered: Building a department on demand

Steve Cooper, the first CIO at DHS, recalls how a surge of patriotism prompted him to lend his talents to the homeland security effort.

Kundra: 'IT cartel' holds back government efficiency

Former Federal CIO Vivek Kundra provoked an outcry with an editorial claiming that major federal contractors are holding back progress in updating federal technology.

VA's IT project management oversight needs work, IG says

The Veterans Affairs Department's Project Management Accountability System needs more work to be fully effective, according to a new report.

Cloud reputation hurt by cybersecurity worries

Former CIO Vivek Kundra promoted cloud technology as a way to save money, but some feds are concerned about its security.

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