The Census Bureau’s decisions to pare down operations and tests of IT systems to manage its finances in advance of the decennial count have extended to the critical 2018 dress rehearsal.
Many administrations have tried to make government more efficient and innovative, but success requires flexibility and focus on the customer.
Legislative data is public and online, but transparency advocates are looking to make more-granular aspects of the lawmaking process easier to track and understand.
Dozens of agencies are at least dabbling in artificial intelligence, but big concerns remain about transparency and the impact on the human workforce.
The independent Office of Special Counsel backs whistleblower claims that innovation shops at GSA were poorly managed.
Two career officials will serve as Census director and deputy director as the bureau faces multiple test and challenges in the run-up to the 2020 enumeration.
Key sponsors of the Data Act from both parties have good things to say about the financial information being released under the law.
New America's inaugural class of Public Interest Technology Fellows includes some familiar names from the Obama administration.
A new challenge will call for ideas that use 21st century technology to reimagine legislative data.
One of the White House's special innovation officers is looking to change culture, not just modernize tech.
FCC approves review measures for states' alternative plans to connect to the FirstNet nationwide wireless emergency responder network.
FirstNet and AT&T made their plans for states' wireless broadband network available, starting what might be a contentious state-by-state battle.
The White House's Matt Lira describes weekly meetings to forge and foster collaboration across siloed tech groups.
Digital service teams hope their clout and support from the administration can break through decades-old cultural barriers and empower the federal IT workforce at large.
The department's failure to launch an agile services contract can serve as a teachable moment, according to DHS procurement officials.
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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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