In a 1996 information-sharing effort, then-CIA director John Deutch proposed working with DOD to create an Information Warfare Technology Center staffed with 1,000 people and located at the National Security Agency at Fort Meade, Md.
Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.
The IRS' e-file pilot program in 1986 became a test case for the technology of electronic filing and the information policies governing its uses.
TRANSCOM has issued a new strategic document that outlines guiding principles for addressing cyber threats.
Federal IT leaders who are reluctant to rely on managed services providers are missing out on one of the best investments they can make.
GDIT will provide contact-center systems and operations support with a FedRAMP-compliant, cloud-based platform.
The Federal Aviation Administration is making the case that it and not the military should police commercial space traffic, and Congress is helping the flight agency take the first step.
After missing a congressionally mandated deadline, the Defense Department is prepping a new schedule for the rollout of its electronic health record.
Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) argues that potential answers to the federal government’s IT workforce gap lie in expanding youth programs and partnerships between public and private sectors.
Reps. Darrell Issa and Mike Quigley are calling for more timely action on new legislation and greater enforcement of current laws to improve transparency in government.
The Modernizing Government Technology Act of 2016, a bill to authorize funds to replace legacy IT, passed the House on a voice vote.
A new bill would force DHS to digitize all fingerprint records in the wake of an embarrassing oversight report.