News and notes from around the federal IT community.
NASA and other agencies are hosting a series of competitions to gain ideas regarding some challenges of big data.
More focus on building and enhancing the employer brand could help agencies find and keep talent.
When exploring the solar system, NASA's 'we can do it' attitude is critical for success. On more down-to-earth projects, however, it can create problems.
Today's children are tomorrow's workforce -- plugged in, connected and ready for an office without walls. Will the government be ready for them?
After a hesitant beginning, the federal government has begun to embrace social media in a big way. Here are a few of the most creative forays.
Agencies rely on small firms for their operations, but many of those companies don't have the cushion to survive harsh cutbacks from sequestration.
Small businesses have played a key role in the Mars Curiosity mission and are a core part of the space agency's strategy, according to its administrator.
The Obama administration is trying to change some wording in the acquisition rules make it easier to set aside R&D solicitations.
Agencies have quietly been adding augmented reality to their bag of tech tricks for years.
Feds are gung-ho about innovation, but managers are still on the fence.