A month after being passed over for another term on the Election Assistance Commission, Matthew Masterson joins the Department of Homeland Security to tackle election security issues.
A day after members of the Senate Intelligence Committee called for federal funding to assist states in securing their voting systems, the committee's chairman said the forthcoming spending bill will include an expected $380 million in grant funding for that purpose.
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released its initial recommendations on election security after investigating Russian attempts to target election infrastructure during the 2016 U.S. elections.
The just-released President's Management Agenda focuses on IT modernization, reshaping the federal workforce and the reorganization of government.
An experience with online forms drives one of government's most ardent advocates to complain.
The roadblocks are real, but a number of agencies are making the case that better engagement is worth the investment.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved a slate of bills aimed at preserving electronic records, improving customer experience and posting more information online.
The Air Force materiel commander says organizational culture matters more than novel procurement authorities when it comes to reforming cumbersome processes.
The General Services Administration picked the vendors who will support a plan to centralize modernization best practices.
The DOJ recently launched a one-stop shop to centralize the submissions of Freedom of Information Act requests, but senators on both sides of the aisle have issues with how little information agencies are releasing.
Despite heightened scrutiny following the 2016 elections, a new study found virtually no difference in adoption of upgraded voting equipment or use of paper ballots.
The Department of Justice launched a one-stop shop for users to submit online Freedom of Information Act requests across government.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is flipping the switch on a service that lets Medicare beneficiaries more easily download and share their health data.
Steve Kelman sits down with his colleague David Eaves to discuss, among other things, the differences between "digital" and "IT."
Open data advocates and former government employees have concerns about the fate of open government data, in light of budget and budget and staffing cuts and topics facing increased politicization.
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Steve Kelman notes (happily) that federal workers are being viewed as real people, rather than part of the problem.
Steve Kelman shares some surprising evidence on what really gives would-be contractors pause.
Steve Kelman shares a compelling argument that agencies should skip the buzzwords and simply embrace the principles of better software development.
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