Federal CIO Suzette Kent presents opening remarks for the Women in Federal IT & Cyber event on March 29, 2018. (USDA photo by Tom Witham)

Federal CIO lays out wish list for her agency counterparts

In order for CIOs to handle their increasingly important, complex and ranging roles, federal CIO Suzette Kent wants to see greater authorities for and communication between agency tech offices.

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DHS seeks drones to patrol the border

The DHS technology directorate wants to test small drones and their onboard sensors in a variety of security scenarios.

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CBP officers test body cams

The short-term cost is the camera, a former agency chief said. The big expense is with data storage and retrieval.

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Perdue tops list of Service to the Citizen Award winners

Agriculture secretary is one of nearly 100 government and industry leaders recognized as "Champions of Change."

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Futures Command, coming this summer, needs a leader and a base

Army Secretary Mark Esper said the new Futures Command will help change the service's acquisition culture.

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Veterans' groups sue Trump over acting VA chief

Two advocacy groups are suing the Trump administration over its selection of defense official Robert Wilkie as the acting head of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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4 steps toward IT consolidation

To successfully manage an IT consolidation, leaders must know the requirements, develop a strategy, get employee buy-in and measure the results.

More detail on why DHS banned Kaspersky

A pair of filings in Kaspersky Labs' ongoing battle with the U.S. government fills in some of the blanks.

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Implementation plans for new cross-border data law remain cloudy

A month after its passage, we still don’t know which foreign countries would be able to access U.S.-based communications data under the CLOUD Act or when companies can reject their requests. Neither does Congress.

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The future of federal IT leadership

It’s time to confront, not ignore, the changing expectations for CIOs.

Dr. Ronny Jackson briefs the press on President Trump

Uncertainty at VA after nominee withdraws

With White House physician Adm. Ronny Jackson's withdrawal, VA watchers are wondering what's next for the agency and its planned $16 billion health IT modernization project.

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EPA's Pruitt grilled over management, ethics concerns

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faced tough questions from lawmakers about questionable expenditures and management style.

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