Digital Government

When agile development is change management in disguise

The current and former heads of 18F agree that when it comes to digital services, the tech is often secondary at best.

Acquisition

Deadline extended for Federal 100 nominations!

You now have until Monday, Jan. 4, to get them in. Happy holidays!

Digital Government

What's coming from FedRAMP, 18F and USAJobs

GSA's Phaedra Chrousos discussed a wide range of possible revamps at a recent gathering of contract professionals.

Acquisition

Fed 100 nominations are due Dec. 23

Great work in federal IT should be celebrated. Make sure the individuals behind it get the recognition they deserve.

Acquisition

Young leaders to watch -- in 2016 and beyond

Here are 14 young women and men -- in agencies and the private sector alike -- who are overachieving in their current roles and distinguishing themselves as the likely leaders of tomorrow.

Workforce

GSA gets strategic

The humdrum General Services Administration is repositioning itself as a strategic partner for government agencies.

Acquisition

Herb Strauss wins Mendenhall award

The Social Security Administration's deputy CIO was honored for his many contributions to ACT-IAC and federal IT.

Workforce

Funding IT projects in an era of constrained budgets

With money tight, experts say CIOs need to be creative and collaborative to find funding for new IT projects.

Cybersecurity

How FITARA helps federal CIOs straddle IT and finance roles

Being an effective CIO means mastering multiple disciplines. Four CIOs new to their posts explain the demands of the role, and how new rules strengthen the CIO's hand in federal organizations.

Digital Government

Attention feds: Those texts, tweets and snapchats just might be records

The U.S. records chief is taking an expansive view of government content generated by new technology.

Workforce

LGBTQ techies take over the White House

Diversity stood at center stage as programmers tackled problems ranging from minority tech hiring to criminal justice reform.

Workforce

Tech Lady Hackathon: 'A really open community for women'

More than 150 people turned out for the 3rd annual Tech Lady Hackathon in D.C. on Aug. 8.

Workforce

I am woman, hear me code

The third annual D.C. hackathon for women in tech is taking place Aug. 8 -- part of a much larger effort to diversify the IT ranks.

Workforce

Can a one-person data shop make a difference?

Federal Reserve CDO Micheline Casey says doing data management on the cheap is a recipe for disaster.

Digital Government

Data scientists: Stop trying to just predict; look back, and think

In the rush to predict the future, many are passing up the opportunity to leverage big data's potential to form a more complete picture of how the world works, leading scientists say.

Workforce

Event touts D.C. women in tech

"Celebrating DC Women in Technology" was sparked by a list of top 100 D.C. techies that was overwhelmingly male.

IT Modernization

Everybody talks about the weather …

The National Weather Service wants to do something about it, and has enlisted social scientists and data experts to devise social media and visualization strategies.

Cybersecurity

EDDIE, ICE and apps

A mobile biometrics app used by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement took home the top prize at the ACT-IAC Mobile Application Fair.

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