The NAACP has filed a lawsuit against the Commerce Department alleging the agency illegally withheld internal documents regarding the Census Bureau's preparation for the 2020 count.
Two longtime federal IT leaders discuss the pros and cons of elevating agency CIOs in the executive branch power structure.
The Government Publishing Office tapped acting CIO Tracee Boxley for its top technology job.
In comments on a planned governmentwide modernization scheme, database firm Oracle called on the federal government to rethink open source and hiring software coders.
The General Services Administration offers vendors a roadmap to getting on Multiple Award Schedules.
A guide from 18F aimed at federal managers without a software engineering background prioritizes continuous, incremental improvement and user-centered design.
The Library of Congress wants innovators to find new ways to explore and utilize the institution's vast digital collections.
A key database of financial information was breached in 2016, possibly in support of insider trading, said the Securities and Exchange Commission.
A senior White House tech adviser said that administration's priorities include improving citizen-facing services, shared services and pushing open government legislation.
Longtime IT procurement specialist Mary Davie is now deputy commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, while 18F Acting Executive Director Dave Zvenyach becomes acting assistant commissioner for the FAS Office of Systems Management.
Administration will collect comments on a draft plan to rethink federal IT through Sept. 20, leading to a final report and a year-long flurry of activity to consolidate networks and develop new cloud policy.
The federal government can help the private sector develop secure identity technologies, but it shouldn't pick tech winners and losers, according to the Treasury secretary.
A committee of the Election Assistance Commission approved a set of guidelines designed to make voting more secure and more accessible.
The Department of Defense says a plan to go to all-digital federal records accession will cost too much and interfere with existing digitization plans.
Some experts say that given uneven IT security requirements for voting systems, the best protection against election hacking may be less technology.
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