Agencies don't have to depend on the General Services Administration to design and launch their own internal Centers of Excellence-like programs to support modernization.
Government leaders should examine how the private sector addresses massive vulnerabilities and inherent instability through collaboration.
Tech companies are facing protests internally from workers and externally from activists about doing for government amid controversial policies like "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration.
Margaret Weichert, now acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, is clearing agencies to make direct hires in IT, cyber and other tech fields and is changing pay for specialized occupations.
Cybersecurity isn't the only threat facing the country, but an Oct. 10 Senate Homeland Security hearing hammered home the extent to which the digital revolution touches every problem in the national security space.
The $50 billion governmentwide telecommunications contract Enterprise Infrastructure Services began life as a like-for-like upgrade under the Obama administration, and agencies are playing catch-up as the White House looks to use the vehicle as a modernization tool.
Now acting head of the Office of Personnel Management, Margaret Weichert laid out her priorities for the workforce and the commercialization of federal data.
As the deadline to submit bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year warfighter cloud deal draws near, IBM announced a legal protest.
Leaders of the Army's Network Cross-Functional Team highlighted a two-year plan to design a new integrated tactical network through experiment and rapid prototyping.
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan implored all of DOD to "remove obstacles" from the path of Army's new modernization command, Futures Command.
Steve Kelman reports on what prompted Kelly O'Connor to take an rather unusual career turn.
The Department of Defense is playing catch up when it comes to securing weapons systems from cyberattacks, according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office.
As the deadline for vendors responding to the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud buy nears, Microsoft announced its classified offering will go live in time to handle the business – should it win.
The Army is opening higher ranks and pay grades to cybersecurity specialists who join the Army in hopes of bolstering the cyber mission force.
A new report from DHS surveys a new crop of threats facing the burgeoning field of precision agriculture.
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Steve Kelman reports that Coding it Forward is turning temporary college-break postings into longer-term public service commitments.
Steve Kelman shares what he learned on a recent 10-day visit.
New technologies are changing government's approach to data and cloud -- or they should be.
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