Several recent updates to federal IT policies opened the door for OMB to consider how the concept of agile for federal regulations could work, while the IBM Center for the Business of Government and NAPA are looking at this approach too.
HUD and GSA seek vendor help to modernize electronic records management, customer experience and in setting up the chief data officer’s office under the Centers of Excellence program.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says nine agencies violated the Anti-Deficiency Act in fiscal 2018.
Kshemendra Paul joined the Veterans Affairs Department as its new chief data officer after spending the last almost three years at the Homeland Security Department. Meanwhile, SBA hires Bill Hunt from OMB and Labor promotes a new deputy CIO.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs’ Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations has counted up the costs of the last three shutdowns.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s independent watchdog has cleared Secretary Ben Carson of any misconduct in connection with the order of a dining room set for his office.
The Office of Management and Budget released the final TIC policy that outlines four uses cases and a series of deadlines to implement a more flexible security architecture.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) wants the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s inspector general to start an investigation.
The Trump administration has awarded nearly a million dollars to private-sector and academic partners for their work brainstorming on some of the most long-standing challenges facing the federal workforce.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the White House says it’s considering a new approach to helping agencies adopt artificial intelligence.
Allen Hill, the director of the Telecommunications Services Office at the General Services Administration, said most agencies will not meet the Sept. 30 deadline to award new contracts under EIS, but most are making good progress setting up 2020 to be a busy year.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is looking to hire an ethicist who can guide defense agencies on the application of artificial intelligence.
Jimmy Jones, who spent the last 20 years in federal service at the departments of Education, Interior and Transportation and the Recovery Board, is one of several people on the move in the federal IT and acquisition community.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has been waiting since January for the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in OMB to finish its review of the new and expanded privacy controls in SP 800-53, Revision 5.