DJ Patil, the Obama administration's top data scientist, believes open data has the power to help reveal and remediate social problems, but the data doesn't mean much without a mission behind it.
GSA announces that a former Pixar executive will take the TTS commissioner role that Phaedra Chrousos left in July.
Sen. Mark Warner, one of the most tech-savvy members of Congress, said industry should help him and his colleagues better understand technology so they can design smarter cyber policy.
Members of the federal inspector general community were honored for their tech oversight achievements at the 19th annual CIGIE awards.
FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny said regulators need to understand technology before they seek to regulate it.
Leo Beranek, who helped design the Internet progenitor ARPANET for the Pentagon and sent the first email with an @ symbol, died at age 102.
John Zangardi, most recently a deputy assistant secretary in the Department of the Navy, has come on board as the new principal deputy CIO at the Defense Department.
U.S. CIO Tony Scott said a proposed IT modernization fund, still before Congress, is changing the way agencies think about upgrading legacy technology.
The Secretary of the Navy says that the service is too dependent on networks and is taking steps to relearn analog communications methods.
A key Senate committee wants to hear from vendors about how well agencies are following IT procurement rules.
In the waning days of the administration, HHS continues to focus on four key goals.
Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, a leading advocate of cybersecurity information sharing between industry and government, will retire at the end of October.
Leaders at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are casting a wide net for a new top IT official.
In a speech to a veterans group, the Republican presidential nominee offered an outline for his cybersecurity policy.
OPM released agency-by-agency results from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, and most agencies improved.