• Management

    McKinsey: A public sector rethink could save $3.5 trillion worldwide

    Governments around the world stand to save $3.5 trillion annually within the next five years if they maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of their spending.

  • Congress

    Oversight chief won't seek new term

    Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, will not seek re-election to Congress in 2018.

  • Defense

    JIDO goes agile, but can DOD?

    The Joint Improvised-threat Defeat Organization has spent the last five years implementing an agile DevOps framework, but scaling that across the DOD is another challenge altogether.

  • Procurement

    'Buy American' order puts procurement in the spotlight

    Some IT contractors are worried that the "buy American" executive order from President Trump could squeeze key innovators out of the market.

  • GPS

    Navigation moves indoors

    By using the data generated from smartphone sensor readings, radio frequency signal strengths and GPS fixes, NIST hopes developers can build indoor navigation apps that can be validated against fixed locations.

  • Comment

    Getting agencies access to insider threat solutions

    Thanks to GWACs and small businesses, a growing number of options are available.

  • Data

    Former Microsoft chief launches government data site

    Steve Ballmer's $10 million government data site offers scope and scale, but transparency advocates warn that it's not a management tool.

  • Homeland Security

    DHS Secretary cryptic on cyber

    In his first public speech as Secretary of Homeland Security, John Kelly said government networks are constantly being bombarded, but he offered few details on any new cyber policies or initiatives.

  • Terry Halvorsen joins Samsung

    The former DOD CIO is taking a senior role with the Korean electronics manufacturer.

  • Defense

    IG: DISA needs a 3-year ATO for collaboration tool

    The Pentagon's inspector general said DISA has complied with software management procedures for the lifecycle management of Defense Collaboration Services, but needs to mitigate risk levels to obtain a full 3-year authority-to-operate.

  • Comment

    Securing the government cloud

    FedRAMP is a good first step, argues one security expert, but in the end, the customer is responsible for taking steps to prevent, detect and respond to cyber adversaries.

  • Cybersecurity

    Microsoft says it's all patched up

    The latest Shadow Brokers release of alleged NSA hacking tools included a trove of Microsoft exploits, but the software giant says it has now patched all of the vulnerabilities in the leaked code.