CIO Briefing

Americans: Furloughs Were So Last Month

Number of Google searches for ‘furlough’ has dipped since agencies finalized plans.

Ideas

Postal Service Launches 'Smart' Clothing Line

Cash-strapped USPS turns to high-tech fashion.

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Live-tweeting war

Israel issues social media updates on missile strikes; Hamas tweets response.

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Conservatives are closing the gap with liberals in social media

Thirty-eight percent of social media users promote political issues, poll finds.

CIO Briefing

Tech industry: Obama will win, but we prefer Romney

Study finds tech executives think Republican challenger would be better for industry.

CIO Briefing

Agencies not taking steps to avoid redundant IT spending, report finds

GAO says agencies need to utilize ‘enterprise architecture’ to plan and report on tech spending.

IT Modernization

Chinese tech companies to Congress: We're not spies

‘One person’s bug is another’s back door,’ Rep. Mike Rogers says.

IT Modernization

The White House ‘in the palm of your hand’

Obama administration relaunches its mobile platform, adds app features.

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As Isaac Hits, Agencies Take to Social Media

FEMA, White House and others use Facebook and Twitter to relay hurricane messages.

CIO Briefing

White House to agencies: Cut wasteful IT spending, then reinvest in smarter tech

OMB wants to slice 10 percent off tech budgets in 2014 to pay for more profitable IT projects.

CIO Briefing

BYOD on the government’s dime?

Government may pay for part of federal employees’ monthly plans.

CIO Briefing

Some managers track ‘every detail’ on feds’ computer use

SpectorSoft program allows supervisors to watch workers’ actions ‘like a DVR.’

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Clock Ticks on Social Security's Paperless Transition

Most benefits recipients already have switched over; holdouts have six more months.