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Census report shows massive shifts in IT professions

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.

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Priming the pump for innovation in the next administration

A new report offers a range of suggestions for encouraging and sustaining innovation in government.

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Hacks targeting Democrats put a spotlight on cyber in Congress

Congress is trying to get its house in order when it comes to cybersecurity, after non-public info on lawmakers was leaked.

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Treasury component to shift employees to cloud email

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will use Unisys to move to the cloud under a new contract.

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Government influence at hacker conferences grows

As the government's need for skilled IT specialists grows, Las Vegas information security conferences have become a nontraditional recruiting ground for federal employers.

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GSA's internal IT is OK, watchdog says

The General Services Administration gets high marks on an inspector general IT security assessment.

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House panel wants update on Census IT risks

As the 2020 enumeration draws ever closer, key lawmakers want assurances that the Census Bureau is managing risks in IT acquisition.

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IG: Interior needs to tighten computer security

A new report says the Interior Department needs to strengthen user access controls and mobile encryption.

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How can leaders keep exiting feds on point during the transition?

Job satisfaction data could point the way to a smooth transition for incoming and remaining federal employees.

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GSA releases fast-lane FedRAMP template

GSA unveiled the report template cloud service providers can use to get in the agency’s fast-lane program for FedRAMP approval.

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Two years of USDS: Obama's tech push going strong

The U.S. Digital Service turns two this week, and although the program is not without its critics, it gets good grades for the innovative technology services it brings to government.

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Understanding the not-so-scary state of bid protests

Vendor protests of huge contract awards are probably inevitable, but a federal procurement expert says that’s always been the case.