IT execs ask: What can IPv6 do for me? Preparations to install IPv6 on government backbone networks are in full swing, but who's asking, "How can IPv6 improve government services?"
IPv6: Flying under the radar Moving to a new generation of IP networking protocols is not yet a top priority for many feds, according to a Federal Computer Week survey
Small in a big world Small-agency CIOs struggle to meet big agency governance and reporting requirements, but they have some advantages over the big guys
Buzz of the Week: Shock! Pay matters
House tries to demand pay system DOD has brought 113,000 civilian workers under the new pay-for-performance rules
DHS convenes classes online
A rally behind accounting codes
Editorial: Young people, important work The goal of the Rising Star awards program is to show everyone the amazing work of young feds
Kelman: Shocking the culture
Petrillo: Keepin' it simple
Telework and teenagers don't mix Federal officials say training and auditing are necessary to prevent IT security breaches
Online talent tools assist HR in shaping fed workforce
No consensus on pay issues
Next up, e-discovery challenges Amended litigation rules force governments to rethink their electronic document options
The changing face of acquisition OFPP finalizing interagency contracting guidance, focusing on workforce issues
OMB security mandates pile up Agencies say the most onerous policy requires them to log database extracts
DHS teams accept technical risks
A FOIA face-lift
A few minutes with Gregoire Gentil Gentil's company has made an inexpensive, eco-friendly PC that he said should appeal to people who don't like to fix things
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In a new survey, federal leaders say they're making digital progress, but most also say they're merely updating old systems, not reinventing processes for the Digital Age.
The U.S. Customs and Immigration Services created new deputy CIO slot to help balance everyday IT operations and burgeoning DevOps, agile and cloud activities.
NIST is looking to increase trust in the technical underpinnings of encryption, by strengthening cryptographic random bit generators.
Steve Kelman applauds ASI Government for sharing valuable knowledge -- and notes that there are still plenty of other questions to answer.
In an op-ed for Business Insider, the GOP presidential candidate called for "the federal government must put its own house in order, prioritizing to reflect the urgency and importance of protecting key databases and communications."
"Convenience and accessibility has been prioritized over critical security practices," at OPM, according to a Dec. 23 alert distributed to cleared contractors by the Defense Security Service on behalf of DHS and the FBI.
The federal IT community truly is just that. Steve Kelman, Bill Arzt and Chris Dorobek remind us how much that can matter.
The former Federal Trade Commission chief technologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist will be advising federal CTO Megan Smith.
The $1.1 trillion spending bill includes a FITARA carve-out for the National Labs, some key appropriations for IT improvements and cybersecurity, and lumps of coal for a few problematic programs.
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