The new $7.5 billion SETI acquisition program aims to rapidly contract innovative technologies and solutions across the Defense Department.
Oversight has its place, Steve Kelman writes, but the IG reports focused on 18F almost seem hostile to innovation.
The Department of Commerce is behind on its Data Act preparations and risks missing a key May deadline, the agency watchdog warned.
More standoffs are likely, experts warn, and the only certainty is that the regular rules are unlikely to apply.
If you want a bellwether for IT spending across federal civilian agencies, a good starting point just might be the Department of Health and Human Services.
According to a recent survey, gaps between existing skill sets and new requirements could hinder records management outcomes.
Although Customs and Border Protection coordinates its airborne border surveillance aircraft with other agencies, it needs to refine some specifics, according to a GAO report.
A combination of tech companies and civil liberties groups oppose DHS Secretary John Kelly's suggestion that border officials could collect social media passwords as a condition for entry.
A group of state officials formally opposed the DHS critical infrastructure designation for election systems and want it rescinded.
In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.
Innovation shop 18F is playing by its own rules, according to the General Services Administration's inspector general.
Deficient IT security controls at a core data center put the Department of Interior at risk of exposing sensitive and personally identifiable information.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) introduced two bills that would rein in law enforcement's use of technologies that tracking users via their mobile phones.
How to balance cybersecurity threats and demographic trends in the federal workforce.
With a failed billion-dollar DHS project in mind, the agency's inspector general said he will audit the southern border wall project repeatedly as it is built.
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