The long-term transportation bill pending in Congress would establish an online database of information on vehicle recalls and facilitate information sharing among critical infrastructure providers in emergencies.
OMB Director Shaun Donovan announced the creation of a new Federal Privacy Council which will be formed in 2016.
The first batch of contest winners came from diverse agencies, and focused on the problems of coming together in IT and acquisition.
Signaling a growing appreciation for electronic privacy, lawmakers voiced support for an update to the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act over law enforcement protests.
The Defense Department is being outpaced in technology development by the commercial side. Advisers say, "If you can't beat them, join them."
Defense Secretary Ash Carter and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford see online response as a part of the battle against the Islamic State group.
The plan outlines ways the agency CIO can better control IT spending -- and delegate when necessary.
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.
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