A host of IT boondoggles are featured in Sen. James Lankford's debut report on wasteful federal spending.
Republican lawmakers are concerned that political appointees are joining the ranks of career bureaucrats in large numbers, and want the Government Accountability Office to investigate.
The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general says FEMA has improved the way it handles IT projects since the last audit in 2011, but work remains.
Steve Kelman suggests management tactics that yield real results -- and can be implemented in any agency today.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson wants Congress to help close data gaps that some say could provide a backdoor entrance for terrorists.
Application portfolio management is a vital component of agencies' efforts to do more with less while keeping the focus on achieving their mission.
A collection of public interest groups wants to preserve sections on the importance of public information in the key A-130 information policy document.
The New York Police Department's anti-terror unit is a great example of performance measurement and a willingness to reinvent, Steve Kelman notes.
TSA is looking for an unpaid, short-term industry expert to help test a social media service that would respond to air travelers questions in real time.
The department’s CIO fielded questions from Democrats and Republicans alike during a House oversight hearing on information system shortcomings.
A newly released audit concludes that the State Department is not complying with federal information security standards and has failed to fully implement a continuous monitoring strategy.
According to a recent Government Accountability Office study, sector-specific agencies need to do a better job of measuring cyber risks to private-sector critical infrastructure.
The Office of Personnel Management's lack of compliance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act leaves it vulnerable to another cyberattack, according to an audit from the agency's internal watchdog.
An audit of fiscal 2015 information security practices noted progress but found that DHS components did not maintain their security programs on a continuous, year-round basis.
Auditors ruling on a bid protest could bring clarity to how follow-on contracts should be handled.
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