• Digital Gov
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    Open data tools promote Census awareness

    Tech groups from nonprofits, companies, federal agencies and universities from across the country unveiled various digital tools based on federal data. 11/30/2017

  • Digital Gov
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    Federal website performance continues to lag

    Federal websites continue to slip on performance metrics related to page-load speed, mobile friendliness, security and accessibility, an ITIF report finds. 11/27/2017

  • FCW Perspectives
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    The analog keys to a smart digital strategy

    Clear business cases, careful user interviews and strategic outside alliances can be far more important than the technology itself. 11/21/2017

  • Digital Gov
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    Mapping our changing coastline

    Congress is looking to boost an ongoing project to aggregate U.S. coastal mapping data. 11/21/2017

  • Cybersecurity

    What are voting machine companies doing about cyber?

    Five voting machine companies responded to questions from Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and largely downplayed the threat to their products, pointing to other dangers in the election system. 11/17/2017

  • Acquisition
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    DISA embraces OTAs

    The DOD's IT shop is leveraging "other transaction authority" to buy leading-edge technology for prototypes and experiments. 11/15/2017

  • Open Government
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    DATA Act oversight highlights growing pains

    The first round of oversight reports on financial reporting under the Data Act shows that most agencies are experiencing growing pains when it comes to implementing the recent law. Does that mean it's working? 11/09/2017

  • Cybersecurity
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    Why it's harder than you think to hack a voting machine

    Despite the fear and hype, there are several obstacles that make the most direct form of tampering, altering vote counts, extremely difficult. 11/09/2017

  • Critical Read
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    A user's guide to IT modernization

    There are new big plans for federal IT modernization, but the old pitfalls remain. 11/08/2017

  • Geospatial
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    Mapping destruction after Harvey and Irma

    Analysis of high resolution satellite images yielded data that supported recovery efforts after Harvey and Irma. 11/06/2017

  • Acquisition
    Shutterstock image: light bulb with gears.

    Where should agencies look for innovation?

    John Kammerer, NSA's technical director of high performance computing solutions, wants the federal government to pay more attention to startups. 11/03/2017

  • Congress
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    Senate bill keeps election systems critical

    A new bill looks to maintain the DHS designation of election systems as critical infrastructure while helping state officials access classified threat information. 11/02/2017

  • Davita Vance-Cooks

    GPO director steps down

    Davita Vance-Cooks resigned as director of the Government Publishing Office and is moving to the private sector. 11/01/2017

  • Cybersecurity
    abstract network security

    Can Einstein and TIC keep up with the cloud?

    As agencies reimagine their networks, key security tools are showing the strain. 10/31/2017

  • Comment
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    Agile at scale

    Federal agencies are embracing agile development, but new ways of thinking are needed to make it work at government scale. 10/30/2017

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