The OPEN Government Data Act requires agencies to appoint a chief data officer to help them develop a comprehensive data inventory the public can access.
Tom Temin outlines why recent cloud strategies released by the Defense Department read more like a way of backing into what the department has already been doing in cloud computing.
While agency IT officials recognize the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act and OPEN Government Data Act present opportunities to get more value out of their data, they also see challenges in preparing the workforce to manage all that data.
In today's Federal Newscast, an internal email to staff at the National Park Service explained the effect the partial government shutdown had on the agency.
In today's Federal Newscast, Senate Democrats have brought forth a companion to a new bill from House Democratic leaders, which calls for giving civilian federal employees a 2.6 percent pay raise.
Among the options the Pentagon is considering: Conducting its own assessments of whether subcontractors are meeting new requirements to comply with NIST.
What can you do to land a federal IT job? Find out when Joshua Meredith, assistant dean of Analytics, Technology & Security MPS Programs at the Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, joins host John Gilroy on this week's Federal Tech Talk. January 29, 2019
Marina Fox, from the dot gov domain services in office of governmentwide policy at GSA, said an 18-month effort proved that artificial intelligence could help make sure agencies meet federal regulatory requirements easier.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Homeland Security Department says a series of incidents have tampered with agencies domain name systems (DNS) on their websites.
In today's Federal Newscast, a new study in the Journal of American Medicine Association finds veterans waited fewer days in 2017 than 2014.
Michael Friedrich, chief architect at Cyxtera Technologies – Federal, joins host John Gilroy on this week's Federal Tech Talk to discuss how authentication is being using to protect high value data sets from cyber attacks. January 21, 2019
1st Lt. Michael Ferguson has combat experience in Iraq and Afghanistan, is a former Army Ranger instructor and writes regularly about national security.
Margie Graves, the deputy chief information officer of the government at the Office of Management and Budget, said the administration is trying to identify innovative approaches for recruiting and training IT workers.
Agencies need to think about how they intend to use AI. Everyone wants to apply it to cybersecurity, to keep data safe. But what about applying it to patterns and use cases around the data? Who is looking at it, and when?