IT Modernization

Watchdog: GSA Assuming ‘Unnecessary’ Risk in Telecom Transition

The Federal Acquisition Service has doled out $9 million to agencies supporting the EIS rollout without receiving the required interagency agreements.

CIO Briefing

Shutdown, Surveillance Deadlines Loom Over Congress

A pair of lawmakers also proposed a pay raise for federal employees.

CIO Briefing

All The Ways Women Are Still Discriminated Against in STEM

Three-quarters of women in computer jobs said they have experienced gender-related discrimination.

Sponsor Content

Improving healthcare with industrial machine learning

With the right analytics practices in place, organizations can use big data to increase efficiency, cut costs and make better-informed decisions.

Emerging Tech

How It Became Normal to Ignore Texts and Emails

Digital messages mimic the speed of real conversation, but often what people like best is the ability to put them off.

Emerging Tech

Facebook Finally Blinks

Mark Zuckerberg’s radical decision to reinvent the News Feed is a plea for mercy.

Cybersecurity

Russian DNC Hackers Targeting Senate, Cyber Firm Says

Sen. Ben Sasse wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify on the issue.

Emerging Tech

Smart Cars Collect a Lot of Data. FTC Wants to Know How It's Used.

While some types of information may make drivers safer, others are more geared toward selling ads.

Emerging Tech

This Smart Credit Card Might Soon Rule Your Wallet

A smart credit card could communicate directly with banking institutions.

CIO Briefing

A List of 2018’s Most Promising Jobs Reveals the American Dream Is In IT

Many of the titles on the just-released list are remarkably similar to each other.

CIO Briefing

A New Robot Is Teaching People with Autism to Navigate Office Politics

In the US and the UK, more than 80% of autistic adults are unemployed.

Policy

Trump Is Quietly Swamping Visa Applicants in Extra Paperwork

The H-1B visa allows American companies to hire skilled foreign workers.

Ideas

3 Steps to Effective Application Modernization

Even after convincing pitches, agencies need to choose the right technology based on their overall business goals.

Policy

Controversial Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill Could Get Vote This Month

But lawmakers could face an uphill battle reconciling the bill with its tech-friendly House counterpart.

Cybersecurity

GSA Plans to Formalize Cyber Rules for Contractors

The agency will accept public comments about the regulations later this year.

CIO Briefing

Agencies Spent Billions on IT Without CIOs’ Approval in 2016

A lot of IT purchases slipped by acquisition offices too, the Government Accountability Office found.

Emerging Tech

Tomorrow’s Cargo Drones Won’t Look Much Like Today’s Helicopters

Boeing unveils a squarish, skeletal quadcopter to try out new unmanned-delivery concepts.

Ideas

3 Steps to Successful Bot Management

Bots drive plenty of online traffic and agencies need to figure out how to deal with them.