As an election security bill heads toward markup in the Senate, two of the original cosponsors are divided over whether the bill should mandate that post-election audits be done by hand.
White House tech officials previewed coming personnel and modernization updates, including a new leader for a high-profile tech shop and the second round of Technology Modernization Fund awards.
The new Army Futures Command aims to meld all of the service's modernization efforts under one command, but for now the Army program executive officer structure will remain in place.
The telecom contract has the potential to reinvent IT infrastructure, but finding the bandwidth to take full advantage could prove difficult.
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.
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.
U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz has his eyes on JEDI, but says his service is years away from true cloud adoption.
USDA and GSA pushed out requests for proposals to help implement the next stage of the administration's Centers of Excellence program, but they require a quick turnaround.
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.
The Senate zeroed out funding for the Modernizing Government Technology Act for FY 2019, and House supporters and the White House are hoping to get the money back on the table.
The Trump administration wants input on a new center that would bring together government and industry researchers and academics to help modernize processes and services.
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With visibility into networks, CISOs will be able to make smart risk-based decisions about where to implement resources.
Fostering effective communication goes a long way in driving change needed for IT modernization.
Steve Kelman reports that Coding it Forward is turning temporary college-break postings into longer-term public service commitments.
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