The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act’s first submission deadline is a few days away, but agencies are already counting the benefits and looking to future uses.
As agencies ramp up their IT modernization efforts, increased acquisition training at the agency procurement level and support from the White House and legislative levels play a central role.
The White House is standing up a technology council to "transform and modernize" the government's IT and digital services.
Sens. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Gary Peters (D-Mich.) introduced a bill seeking to protect public access to open government data through legislation and prevent its removal without sufficient public notice.
Alec Ross, a pioneer of e-diplomacy at the State Department and an adviser to Hillary Clinton, is running for governor of Maryland.
New guidance instructs agencies to break out investments for seven standard "support IT" categories.
A notice on Opendata.EPA.gov warned the site would go dark on April 28, but the agency says it's "not going anywhere."
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In 2017, the bureau plans to award three IT contracts, scale up its systems, and nail down its partnership with USPS and with state and local governments to shore up its address records, all in time for its August 2017 dress rehearsal start date.
The 2017 Defense authorization bill put temporary funding restrictions on DIUx, but the innovation organization says it is forging ahead and now has 25 contracts in place worth $48 million.
The innovation shop 18F is tasked with creating a one-stop portal to handle Freedom of Information Act requests for all 119 agencies covered by the transparency law.
Our aging federal IT infrastructure is a big impediment to using state-of-the-art tech applications for government service delivery.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, will not seek re-election to Congress in 2018.
Steve Ballmer's $10 million government data site offers scope and scale, but transparency advocates warn that it's not a management tool.
To manage the risks and maximize the opportunities, agencies keep five key considerations in mind.
Former top CIA and NSA officials say Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election marks the dawn of a new era for information warfare directed against U.S. interests.