The drive to make software more and more functional may be behind what seems to be a disturbing trend towards failures in critical systems. Because of this, two problems linger with software controlled systems: they can be difficult to interact with, and in their complexity, they produce effects even expert operators can’t foresee.
What does the future hold for the Office of Personnel Management? Federal Drive host Tom Temin offers new steps for the agency to take following Katherine Archuleta's resignation.
Federal Drive host Tom Temin talks about how agencies will need to exploit the deep Web and its subset dark Web to keep up with unsavory elements following a data breach at OPM.
OPM’s data breach, which has spawned its own hashtag, is one of those drip-drip stories in which details come out serially, although not all that clearly.
Commentary: Federal Drive host Tom Temin says he sees no other choice than for OPM Director Katherine Archuleta to resign over the agency\'s massive data breaches.
Commentary: Can federal agencies have a second chance? Federal Drive host Tom Temin says serious failures are often rewarded with big budget increases, but reputation is harder to recover.
Commentary: No metric can really capture the essence of any object or program, or the people\'s dedication to it, says Federal Drive host Tom Temin.
Commentary: Before turning to Silicon Valley for all the answers, government agencies should look to local talent in the D.C. area, says Federal Drive host Tom Temin.
Commentary: Career federal (and other public) employees have a property interest in their jobs. It\'s a major distinction with the private sector. It\'s a long established fact. But when\'s the last time you heard it stated, asks Federal Drive host Tom Temin.
Commentary: Federal Drive host Tom Temin wonders what qualifies as \"fed-bashing\" these days, and what that means for workforce morale.
People don\'t want digital services per se so much as they want easy access to whatever services they seek, says Federal Drive host Tom Temin.
Some CIOs are asking what the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act will really change. Tom Temin, host of the Federal Drive has some answers in a new commentary.
The way to better, more trustworthy government is through fixing broken systems and processes, and funding them adequately, says Federal News Radio's Tom Temin in a new commentary.
The wave of the future in government digital innovation may be in the open source arena, says Federal Drive host Tom Temin.