• Comment

    Rules for IT radicals

    A pragmatic guide to realistically disrupting the federal IT space.

  • Analytics

    To fight fraud, follow the data

    Federal program managers are being urged to use data analytics and information sharing to sniff out fraud, abuse and improper payments.

  • Mobile

    CBP hopes job app will smooth hiring

    Customs and Border Protection is banking that a re-engineered hiring processes and a new mobile app will help the agency recruit new agents and support personnel.

  • Cybersecurity

    DOE-developed network monitoring tech licensed for commercial use

    The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's software solution that listens for suspicious network packets will be sold by Atlanta-based zSofTech Solutions.

  • Cybersecurity

    DHS makes mobile security a priority

    Mobile security continues to be top priority for the Department of Homeland Security, which has multiple efforts underway to address threats to federal devices.

  • Management

    White House pushes TBM for IT savings and smarter spending

    At a half-day summit on Technology Business Management, government and industry executives stressed the benefits of better IT investment data.

  • Workforce

    Bill to expedite security clearances clears committee

    The SECRET Act, which would require more reporting transparency from the National Background Investigations Bureau, is ready for the House floor.

  • Congress

    FITARA Enhancement Act moves forward

    The stand-alone bill is a backup plan in case key extensions are not included in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act.

  • Mobile

    More opt-ins, more questions for FirstNet

    Five states have said they will use the nationwide broadband network for first responders, but costs still concern states weighing whether to join.

  • Workforce

    USPS knocked for widespread Hatch Act violation

    Watchdogs found that violations of federal law during the 2016 presidential campaign were the result of institutional practices that must be corrected.