With Kay Ely's coming departure, longtime federal IT presence Bill Zielinski is taking over as assistant commissioner of the IT category at the Federal Acquisition Service.
It has long been assumed that empowering employees can boost an organization's performance, Steve Kelman notes, but new research finally delivers the data to prove it.
Thirty-six students from across the country spent the summer tackling tech challenges that ranged from data transparency to website redesign to machine learning.
Vice President Mike Pence announced the Defense Department’s plan to create the military’s sixth branch.
The Defense Innovation Unit Experimental is no longer experimental, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced.
Despite legislation, other congressional pressures and a presidential executive order aimed at expanding the authorities of CIOs, most agencies still lack policies to make those requirements a reality.
National Background Investigations Bureau Director Charles Phalen discusses the Trump administration's plan to move the organization under the Defense Department.
The GAO director of information technology issues is leaving government after 16 years. On his way out the door, Dave Powner details how far govtech has come in the past two decades and flags the most critical issues he sees facing federal IT leaders.
Steve Kelman believes a lighter touch and a bit more trust could transform today's compliance culture.
Census Bureau officials sought to address swirling concerns about what the agency is doing to protect sensitive response data and mitigate cyber risks.
With uncertainty about the fiscal year 2019 funding for the TMF, agencies are still vying for the remaining 2018 dollars, but concerns about using the central fund persist.
By burning precious staff hours on tasks that can be automated, organizations are risking team burnout and "direct and measurable damage" to the mission.
A new bill by Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) would reinstate a key hiring tool to boost IT talent at the Internal Revenue Service.
As part of a proposed shift of most of OPM's function to GSA, officials plan a sharp consolidation of HR systems and the digitization of paper-based health and retirement records.
In court, at agencies and at rallies, federal employee unions are battling what they're calling an unprecedented assault on the workforce.
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The latest rankings find agencies' scores flat -- and still far behind commercial averages.
Agencies must rethink their security as both the logical and physical attack surfaces expand.
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