• Elections

    Can the FEC pivot to protect election tech?

    The agency charged with enforcing campaign finance rules faces a new high-tech threat that it's not equipped to handle, says a former federal elections official. 09/01/2017

  • Comment

    How automated tools can unlock IT challenges

    Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery are changing government IT. 08/31/2017

  • Citizen Services
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    USDA app adds real-time updates on food recalls

    The USDA announced a series of updates and new features to its FoodKeeper mobile app. 08/31/2017

  • Privacy
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    GAO: Feds lag in vehicle data policy

    As more cars become connected and collect user data, agencies seek to define roles in safeguarding consumer data. 08/29/2017

  • Spotlight on the Census
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    Can Congress save the 2020 census?

    As the Census Bureau has had to cancel or suspend programs to cope with budgetary constraints, Congress is going to have to ramp up funding and oversight down the home stretch to avoid a failed count. 08/25/2017

  • Judiciary
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    Can better tech support the sprawling Ninth Circuit?

    Sen. Jeff Flake is skeptical that the Ninth Circuit court's embrace of technology will meaningfully address its case backlog. 08/25/2017

  • Records Management
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    National Archives tilts toward paperless future

    The National Archives and Records Administration plans to stop accepting non-electronic records submissions from agencies by the end of 2022. 08/24/2017

  • Comment
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    Managing the risks of data sprawl

    A formalized risk framework can help agencies gain control of their entire information lifecycle. 08/21/2017

  • Intelligence
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    Trump names top IC CIO

    CIA open source leader John Sherman has been tapped to serve as CIO of the intelligence community. 08/18/2017

  • Emerging Technologies
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    Gartner explains the hype

    Blockchain, AI and IoT all have the potential to transform government IT, the research firm's latest analysis predicts. 08/18/2017

  • Cybersecurity
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    Election officials: 'We are going to need more assistance'

    At the Election Assistance Committee's latest meeting, officials warn of "enlightening and frightening" planning exercises and a need for additional funding. 08/16/2017

  • Workforce
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    Can AI tools replace feds?

    The Heritage Foundation is recommending that hundreds of thousands of federal jobs be replaced by automation as part of a larger government reorganization strategy. 08/15/2017

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    Trump targets China for IP policies

    A new presidential memorandum tasks the U.S. Trade Representative with addressing China’s policy of compelling foreign companies to divulge trade secrets in exchange for access to the Chinese markets. 08/14/2017

  • Census
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    Census walks back tech solution to population count

    The Census Bureau expects to nearly double the number of in-person household visits -- and in turn, the total burden hours -- during its critical dress rehearsal test. 08/11/2017

  • Legacy Systems
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    VA's legacy systems aren't ready for the Data Act

    A just-released oversight report reveals that the legacy systems at the Department of Veterans Affairs aren't ready to support many Data Act requirements. 08/08/2017

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