Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said agencies are missing out on younger workers because of the government's rigidity, particularly its protracted hiring process.
Both chambers of Congress came to terms on some disputed spending deals, allowing votes to proceed on a continuing resolution to keep the government funded through Dec. 9.
Another state official tells Congress that direct DHS oversight could create new risks, "ultimately undermining the security of our elections."
A month after the FAA's rules for integrating commercial drones into U.S. airspace took effect, commercial operators see a bright future, but also want more guidance.
As commercial satellite imaging companies multiply, NGA is looking for new ways to acquire mapping data.
Senate Democrats are pressing for funding for water cleanup in Flint, Mich. If no one blinks, another government shutdown could be in the offing.
Jeh Johnson updated lawmakers on election security efforts during a hearing that focused on a variety of online and physical threats.
Congressional staffers have a lot of responsibility to protect their decentralized IT systems.
The 1996 repeal of the Brooks Act ended the General Services Administration's monopoly on IT purchases.
In a 1996 information-sharing effort, then-CIA director John Deutch proposed working with DOD to create an Information Warfare Technology Center staffed with 1,000 people and located at the National Security Agency at Fort Meade, Md.
Since 1987, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.
A familiar scenario looms as Congress moves to pass a short-term funding bill before the fiscal year draws to a close.