• Digital Gov
    LinkedIn profile image: DJ Patil.

    Why open data needs a mission

    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. 11/04/2016

  • TTS Commissioner Rob Cook

    Technology Transformation Service gets a new leader

    GSA announces that a former Pixar executive will take the TTS commissioner role that Phaedra Chrousos left in July. 10/27/2016

  • Congress
    Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.)

    Senator: Industry needs to educate Congress on cyber

    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. 10/25/2016

  • magnifying numbers

    Watchdogs honored at IG awards

    Members of the federal inspector general community were honored for their tech oversight achievements at the 19th annual CIGIE awards. 10/21/2016

  • Emerging Technology
    FTC chair Terrell McSweeny

    Why regulators need to grok new tech

    FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny said regulators need to understand technology before they seek to regulate it. 10/19/2016

  • Photo Credit: The National Science & Technology Medals Foundation

    Internet pioneer dies at 102

    Leo Beranek, who helped design the Internet progenitor ARPANET for the Pentagon and sent the first email with an @ symbol, died at age 102. 10/18/2016

  • Dr. John Zangardi, principal deputy CIO, Department of Defense

    New DOD principal deputy CIO on the job

    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. 10/14/2016

  • Modernization
    Federal CIO Tony Scott  (Photo: Robert Severi for FCW)

    Legacy fund already having impact

    U.S. CIO Tony Scott said a proposed IT modernization fund, still before Congress, is changing the way agencies think about upgrading legacy technology. 10/13/2016

  • Defense
    Navy Secretary Ray Mabus

    Mabus: Navy overly reliant on networked systems

    The Secretary of the Navy says that the service is too dependent on networks and is taking steps to relearn analog communications methods. 10/12/2016

  • Congress
    Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah.)

    Sen. Hatch dives into the FAR

    A key Senate committee wants to hear from vendors about how well agencies are following IT procurement rules. 10/11/2016

  • Management
    Beth Killoran, HHS CIO

    HHS hones in on IT priorities

    In the waning days of the administration, HHS continues to focus on four key goals. 10/06/2016

  • Homeland Security
    DHS Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas speaks May 3, 2016 at George Washington University

    Mayorkas plans exit from DHS

    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. 10/05/2016

  • Shutterstock image: medical professional interacting with a futuristic, digital interface.

    CMS opens search for CIO

    Leaders at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are casting a wide net for a new top IT official. 10/05/2016

  • Cybersecurity
    Photo credit: Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com

    Trump announces plans for Cyber Review Team

    In a speech to a veterans group, the Republican presidential nominee offered an outline for his cybersecurity policy. 10/03/2016

  • Workforce
    Shutterstock image (by Jirsak): customer care, relationship management, and leadership concept.

    Modest gains for most agencies in job satisfaction

    OPM released agency-by-agency results from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, and most agencies improved. 10/03/2016

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