The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to rename one of its IT service providers to reflect a doubling down on customer service.
The Army says the outcome of two studies shows the need to "pivot" to a new strategy for its tactical network.
The University of Maryland University College wants to fill a void with a new Master’s program in cloud architecture and management.
This week, Women of Washington sat down with Stacy Schwartz, vice president of Global Public Safety for AT&T. Schwartz discussed how she believes that diversity can bring companies better results and how the communications industry has changed over her career.
The federal government may be a step behind industry when it comes to IT, but it's always the same step. It stays in the race, never quite catching up.
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney issued a memo detailing 59 data reporting and other requirements that either are no longer necessary, modified or paused as the first step to making the government more efficient.
The Army chief of staff wants a new assessment of the $6 billion WIN-T program, hopefully in time to influence the 2018 Defense authorization bill. He worries the system is too vulnerable in real-world battle conditions and is based on outdated technology.
The National Strategy for Trusted Identities is paving the way for government websites to ensure online visitors are who they say they are. Erik Avakian, chief information security officer of Pennsylvania, told Federal Drive with Tom Temin how the program began and how it promotes security.
The Department of Congress opened the conversation as to what the internet of things means for the department and what its role should be in connectivity. Joshua New, policy analyst at the Center for Data Innovation, discusses the department's report on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Justice Department, like a few others, has one or two really big agencies and a lot of small ones. So a big challenge for DoJ Chief Information Officer Joseph Klimavicz is keeping everyone happy and well-equipped while balancing the priorities. Klimavicz describes on Federal Drive with Tom Temin how he is aiming to bring agility into the way his organization delivers IT services.
Federal agencies spend nearly four times more on information technology per employee than private companies. That's according to an analysis by researchers at IDC. At $39,000 per capita, what is the government buying? And why so much? Joining the Federal Drive with more, IDC government research director Shawn McCarthy.
The Office of Management and Budget is using a "cut and reinvest" process to reach its goal of saving money on information technology. But the reinvest portion is still up in the air. David Powner is the director of Information Technology Management Issues at the Government Accountability Office. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose how agencies follow their spending and track their savings.
A new IBM Center for The Business of Government report says CIOs lack understanding for innovation metrics, which could grow their operations if used.
The U.S. Agency for International Development is learning more about the countries it works with, thanks to a few new open data projects. The agency recently hosts its first-ever Open Data Hackathon. More than 100 participants worked on eight different projects. Alana Marsili, an open data specialist at USAID, led the Hackathon. She tells In Depth with Francis Rose about who participated.