A new bill, which would empower agencies to reprogram funds and bank their own savings, could be an easier sell to appropriators than the White House's plan for a $3.1 billion governmentwide fund.
Senate appropriators grilled top VA officials about whether the military and Veterans Affairs electronic health records systems are cooperating.
The National Academy of Public Administration wants to see more workforce accountability and bottom-up feedback from the next administration.
The funding would concentrate on community-owned utilities and electricity cooperatives, which generally have less money to spend on cybersecurity than bigger, investor-owned utilities.
With Avi Bender's departure to lead a data push at another Commerce Department component, the Census Bureau needs a new tech leader ahead of the 2020 headcount.
The chance to work with open-source technologies can help federal agencies attract top IT professionals.
The federal government is looking to add 3,500 more cyber and IT workers by January 2017.
A pair of inspector general reports paints a gloomy picture of IT security at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
The search is on for a commissioner for the recently established Technology Transformation Service at the General Services Administration.
Steve Kelman notes that federal agencies have developed a range of valuable techniques for avoiding groupthink.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is looking into political appointees who slide into career jobs.
The FBI closed its case against Hillary Clinton, but many on Capitol Hill still have questions.
Lawmakers are considering opening up previously limited federal functions to commercial competition.
The Energy Department withdrew plans for a rule that would set up definitions for contractors to adhere to or face financial penalty.
The House passed a bill that would give agencies authority to block employee access to webmail, but the White House is pledging a veto.
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