External and internal risks abound, and experts warn that "they’re not going to have time to fill the ranks before they're going to have to start dealing with these challenges."
Political appointees from the private sector face a steep learning curve when joining the federal government.
President-elect Donald Trump has begun to deploy transition teams in three waves to meet with federal agencies.
With eight months remaining before the Census Bureau begins its final end-to-end testing, watchdogs are concerned about large-scale changes in methodology, untested IT systems and the decision to cancel several earlier tests.
A week after winning the election, the Trump team has undergone leadership shuffles and has yet to reach out to the Defense Department to initiate transition talks.
Agency-level CIOs tell legislators that real progress is being made, but uncertainty looms regarding Trump administration IT priorities -- and in some cases, about their own futures.
FedRAMP, 18F and the federal workforce as a whole face uncertain futures in the next administration, according to Rep. Gerry Connolly.
Still in the minority but with strengthened numbers, Senate Democrats announced shifts in committee assignments
Federal agencies will be able to sign up with the General Services Administration's contract writing as-a-service in the coming year.
The Trump election victory changes the calculation on duration of the next government funding package.
Agencies get an updated definition of a cyber incident in a recent Federal Information Security Modernization Act memo.
Steve Kelman looks for clues (and raises concerns) about how the next administration might run.
FCW's columnists, contributors and reporters look at how the incoming Trump administration can tackle management, IT acquisition, cybersecurity and more.
The IRS needs to implement more controls for IT contracts to meet federal requirements to protect agency systems and sensitive information.
Experts warn that past transitions have ignored the lessons learned by outgoing administrations, and the stakes are so high now that the Trump Administration needs to heed the advice of Obama's cyber officials.
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