It's not too early to start thinking about how to help the upcoming administration define its priorities for improving federal IT.
Efforts to weaken encryption are misguided and will do nothing to protect individuals or national security.
It can be tough for contractors to recover from a shutdown, which has broad implications for the effectiveness of agencies' IT operations.
A recent survey found that only 33 percent of federal employees are very confident in current records programs.
The FTC's chief technologist recently had his laptop stolen. What happened next shows just how valuable end-user privacy and security controls can be.
Government innovation is a no-go unless agencies, prime contractors and startups come together to clear the path.
The natural tendency of RFPs and RFIs to protect outdated architectures must be overcome if FITARA is to succeed.
To satisfy citizens' digital expectations, agencies should shift their focus from exceeding expectations to improving the customer service experience.
The law's success hinges on a culture change from blame-setting to measuring progress toward desired goals.
In the first of three columns, a former government executive discusses what's really needed to prevent another massive data breach.
The budget meetings might happen in Washington, but agency IT has some surprising centers of gravity.
The agency's latest approach to telecom contracting builds on its past successes while embracing competition and innovation.