Image: Shutterstock

Will 2018 be the year for blockchain for government?

Government application of the ledger technology lags behind the hype, but expect more experiments to take off in the coming months.

Multiple Mobile Devices (Shutterstock)

Congress requires mobile-friendly websites

The Connected Government Act requires all new or redesigned federal websites to scale to mobile screens.

Image: Shutterstock

Census enters 2018 facing more questions than answers

After a 2017 filled with uncertainty and slipped deadlines, the Census Bureau faces a critical 2018 that could make or break the constitutionally mandated count.

Shutterstock image.

Congress passes 3-week funding bill

With the clock running out on government funding, the House and the Senate passed a bill to keep agencies open over the holidays.

question mark made of dollar

Will the government shut down for the holidays? Stay tuned.

House leaders scrapped a plan to extend government operations through mid-January while fully funding defense at 2018 levels, and appear to be settling for an uncomplicated short-term solution.

tech transfer

National Lab offers tech test drives to business

The Pacific Northwest National Lab is offering short-term licensing agreement that companies can use to take tech out for a spin to see if they like it.

Shutterstock image by madpixblue Stock vector ID: 160719833

Lawmakers set oversight agenda for IT modernization

Leaders on the House Oversight Committee offered a first look at plans for oversight of MGT Act implementation.

Shutterstock Image ID: 586278959

GSA gets ready for new e-commerce portals

Federal acquisition pros are gearing up to implement a provision in the defense authorization bill to let government buy through existing online marketplaces.

Shutterstock image.

House funding bill raises the stakes on a shutdown

An extension to the current continuing resolution that raises defense spending will likely pass the House but faces long odds in the Senate.

image of calendar

Save the dates: The IT Modernization Report's many deadlines

From cybersecurity to shared services to TICs, American Technology Council's final report recommends dozens of deliverables.

By PixOne Stock illustration ID: 544685116

Drone cybersecurity policy still up in the air

Federal agencies are facing a policy gap when it comes to IoT cybersecurity, but basic due diligence is still the best approach, experts say.

FCC logo.

Senate bill looks to boost FCC CIO authorities

A bipartisan pair of senators is looking to bolster the Federal Communications Commission CIO’s governance authorities over tech-related decisions.

Stay Connected

FCW Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.