Attorney Michael Missal will join the Department of Veterans Affairs as inspector general. The agency had spent more than two years without a Senate-confirmed watchdog before Missal got the nod from the U.S. Senate on April 19.
Agencies have a May 2017 deadline to get their financial data online in standardized form. According to officials charged with implementing the law, it's unclear if everyone is going to make it.
A FOIA advisory committee is recommending that government update fee guidelines and permit agencies to release documents via email.
Steve Kelman explores what it takes to make sure managers are measuring the right things.
A flaw in a common telephony protocol that allows hackers to eavesdrop on calls poses a threat to national security, said Rep. Ted Lieu.
A House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee explored what plans are in place to recover from a large-scale attack on critical infrastructure.
Informal experts can be an agency's best resource for critical data calls -- but only if the relationship is properly managed.
A new bill would require agency CIOs to inventory software licenses and report on savings and cost avoidance from improved acquisition strategies.
Homeland Security IT managers want more flexible hiring that will allow it to develop a more robust cybersecurity and IT workforce.
A new report attributes many federal agency redundancies to a failure to manage, or even collect, the right data.
House and Senate appropriations panels approved funding measures that essentially match administration requests for the Office of Information and Technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The act would update a 30-year-old law to require the government to use a warrant to force tech firms to turn over their customers' stored electronic communications.
With the majority of agency FITARA implementation plans approved and posted, the federal CIO said the process of reimagining federal IT management has gone more smoothly than expected.
A Senate roundtable examined the deficiencies of the USAJobs website and offered solutions to modernize the federal government's HR front door.
It's been nearly 16 months since the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act was signed into law, but there's still much to do on the implementation front.
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