The federal CIO says agencies will be compelled to pay back their loans as modern IT systems come online. But some on Capitol Hill still have their doubts.
Federal digital and customer experience experts are telling feds how AI and machine learning, including bots, can expand and improve customer service.
The Department of Health and Human Services is weighing what kind of disclosures should follow a ransomware attack that involves health records. Two lawmakers urge a light touch.
DHS is looking for a dozen agile-minded and nontraditional companies to help with its upcoming agile design and development support services contract.
Hacks, tight budgets and oversight are driving a governmentwide push to shared services.
Paying off ransomware hackers just encourages more attacks, according to a senior Justice Department official.
Hillary Clinton's newly released technology agenda calls for retaining the U.S. Digital Service and other innovation groups to improve government services.
The chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence made a pitch for his encryption access legislation by framing the technology as an enabler of confidential communications among terrorists.
DHS wants to ask travelers to add their social media account information to visa-vetting systems and forms.
The IRS has killed its online tool for requesting electronic-filing PINs after cyberattacks ramped up.
The General Services Administration is seeking proposals from vendors on its $50 billion Alliant 2 IT services contracts.
NARA guidelines offer a starting point, but agencies must make some important determinations themselves.
The Department of Veterans Affairs' under secretary for health told a Senate panel on Wednesday that the future of the agency's health IT is not linked to maintaining the home-grown health records system VistA.
Hot on the heels of a reorganization that elevated 18F to a key service inside GSA, TTS Commissioner Phaedra Chrousos is planning a July exit from the agency.
After hearing testimony from the farm data industry, lawmakers might push the FAA to relax line-of-sight rules for drone operators.
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