Lawmakers introduced a bill designed to make it more difficult for social media companies to use psychology and deceptive interfaces on their user base.
Right now responsibility for IT acquisition and cybersecurity policy sprawls over multiple federal departments, with no single accountable leader at the top. Is that a good idea?
The Department of Health and Human Services is teaming up with the US Digital Service to hire for IT roles to advance health care modernization.
A U.S. Digital Services team report recommended scrapping a tool needed for the June 6 implementation of a law that pays for veterans' healthcare outside the VA system.
Steve Kelman offers an unexpected example of government committing to continuous improvement.
Tech supporting the 2020 census has performed well in testing, officials said at a Census Day event, but will it scale?
Under a new initiative, certain Customs and Border Protection personnel are trolling public-facing social media for threats against agency facilities and officials.
A new House committee focused on modernizing technology and processes in the legislative branch heard input from more than 30 lawmakers on updating Congress.
A planned blanket purchase agreement will cover agencies looking to tap into GSA's modernization acceleration program.
Subject-matter expertise is important, Steve Kelman writes, but don't underestimate the value of fresh perspectives.
States have made some progress getting rid of older and paperless voting machines, but the nation's security concerns in 2020 could still look a lot like 2016.
Artificial intelligence could help federal employees better focus on their agencies’ core missions, but leadership will must step up to manage that change.
State election officials are supposed to be relying on updated voluntary federal security standards when purchasing new voting machines, but they may have to wait a long time.
Centralization can be stifling, but silos aren't sustainable. So now what?
As the number of online Social Security users has shot up, the percentage of users who access their statements online has plummeted.
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Agencies can increase access to commercial innovation and reduce program risk by ensuring that their modernization strategies encourage a broad spectrum of companies to compete.
In three short years, Steve Kelman notes, the Coding it Forward fellowship program has become part of the fabric of federal IT.
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