Legislators urge agency leaders to weigh in on the best ways to implement (and grade) IT reform efforts.
Lawmakers hammering out the details on House and Senate cybersecurity legislation have not ruled out the possibility that the measure could make its way into a larger funding bill.
Chief data officers are still finding out where they fit into agency plans and hierarchies.
Two industry groups propose guidelines to allow the federal government to better tap into the fast-moving world of commercial IT development.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services aren't closing out contracts properly under federal regulations, possibly leaving money on the table with contractors according to the agency's Inspector General.
The long-awaited revisions to the federal government's key IT policy document don't include enough emphasis on commercial cloud, according to industry commentators.
Secretary Jeh Johnson is planning modifications to the terrorism alert system to make it more responsive to murkier threats and is considering changes to the K-1 visa program.
Members of Congress do not anticipate a government shutdown even though there are only four legislative days left to come to a bipartisan agreement on a spending bill.
The PIF program, which has injected many innovative thinkers into government, is facing concerns about costs as agencies fork over private sector consultant rates – and the PIFs themselves don't see most of the money.
The long-term transportation bill pending in Congress would establish an online database of information on vehicle recalls and facilitate information sharing among critical infrastructure providers in emergencies.
The Defense Department is being outpaced in technology development by the commercial side. Advisers say, "If you can't beat them, join them."
As the Department of Homeland Security moves to more nimble technology acquisition efforts, its various components sometimes have different ideas of what that can mean.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford see online response as a part of the battle against the Islamic State group.
The plan outlines ways the agency CIO can better control IT spending -- and delegate when necessary.
A host of IT boondoggles are featured in Sen. James Lankford's debut report on wasteful federal spending.
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