FITARA has raised the bar for what's expected of agency CIOs, and efforts are underway to make sure the government hires accordingly.
Most agencies have the data and domain knowledge needed to drive innovation. Now they need a culture that attracts and nurtures the necessary talent.
The benefits can be dramatic, but picking a solution is more complicated than just comparing features.
The Army needs to make better use of its virtual training tools to prepare soldiers for real-world situations, according to a Government Accountability Office report.
Developing more efficient and imaginative ways to craft agile IT contracts is about practical thinking, not contract type, says one expert.
A pair of senators asked U.S. airline companies for details on problems with their IT systems.
Newly appointed OPM CIO David De Vries has already started the search for a deputy.
Senior Executive Service members and other senior feds could see larger performance bonuses, thanks to a shift in personnel policy.
In separate assessments, inspectors general found deficiencies in the way the departments of Transportation and Labor secure computer systems that contain personally identifiable information.
The Defense Department's inspector general says DOD is largely meeting the requirements of the Cybersecurity Act, though some issues remain.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation said the White House's open-source policy is inadequate for transparency and oversight purposes.
A new Census Bureau report charts changes in IT jobs over the past 44 years as computers and the internet fueled a flowering of IT occupations.