Management


Delivering on Digital

Building a digitally savvy workforce

In this excerpt from "Delivering on Digital," William Eggers explores one agency's approach to expanding digital capacity by recruiting and training the team.

Can government get digital services to stick?

What top digital leaders say is needed for true transformation.

TSA Administrator Peter Neffinger testifies on Capitol Hill June 6, 2016

Can new tech speed airport security lines?

The head of the Transportation Security Administration faced tough questions from lawmakers on speeding airport screening lines.

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Carper takes on acquisition in NDAA amendment

A proposed amendment to the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act seeks to make broad but incremental changes to acquisition rules across government.

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After short vacancy, Education gets new CIO

Transportation Department veteran Jason Gray quietly took the tech reins at Education late last month.

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.)

Sen. Whitehouse proposes cyber IG for civilian agencies

An overarching inspector general for cybersecurity would attract top-notch talent, according to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.).

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After an 11-month vacancy, Census names a CIO

The Census Bureau has picked Patent Office veteran Kevin Smith to keep its tech shop running.

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CIOs push back against FITARA scores

Agency CIOs pushed back against their grades in the second Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act scorecard released by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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White House looks to save billions on software

New guidance from top IT and acquisition leadership is pushing the government to stop double-spending and overspending on software.

Ash Carter and Jeh Johnson

House committee wants details on DOD, DHS West Coast offices

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is asking for information on the staffing and budget levels at the two agencies' Silicon Valley offices.

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Are CIOs being frank with the IT dashboard?

In a new report, GAO found that CIO assessments of projects on the IT dashboard downplayed risks two-thirds of the time.

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Watchdog: Defense health IT upgrade risks delays

The huge DHMSM electronic health records push could be in danger of delays, according to an inspector general report that looks at cybersecurity, training and legacy system interoperability.

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