Information Management

Tangherlini to centralize GSA's IT, people management

GSA's CIO could gain considerable new influence under restructuring plan, acting administrator tells Senate panel.

Critical Read: Breaking down cybersecurity silos

A report from the Bipartisan Policy Center recommends ways to overcome various impediments to public/private information sharing.

Current laws miss key points in protecting data

GAO says advancing technology has rendered many privacy rules inadequate and outdated, creating new risks.

A month into FedRAMP, GSA marks progress

A month into FedRAMP's launch, challenges have been overcome and progress has been made, one GSA official said.

No summer break here: Agencies to receive plain-language report cards

Government agencies are being assessed on their compliance with the 2010 Plain Language Act.

Government at high risk of economic espionage

With cyber theft and other crime on the rise, agencies must get aggressive in defense, according to the GAO.

10 trends shaping the federal IT future

Deloitte identifies "enablers" and "disruptors" taking on significant roles in federal IT.

Can new mobile government plans overcome old problems?

Federal agencies are rolling out a host of mobile strategies, but will it be enough to overcome decades-old challenges?

GSA takes closer look at IT portfolio

Following the release of the Digital Government Strategy, GSA CIO Casey Coleman says her agency will looks to review its IT portfolio as part of the federal IT reform.

Shared services plan offers a short runway

Agencies have only until August to file an "enterprise road map" in accordance with the new IT shared services plan.

Degrees of separation: After all, it is who you know

Organizational network analysis reveals how people’s interpersonal relationships affect a workgroup's effectiveness.

FISMA noncompliance leaves VA vulnerable

Audit finds Veterans Affairs Department has made strides, but is still not meeting FISMA directives with its information security program.

Innovation leadership makes US a cyber target

One former NSA official says both government and industry organizations need to improve the security of their intellectual capital.

US CIO urges citizen engagement

The federal CIO calls on citizens and industry to help build a government of tomorrow during a FOSE keynote.