CIO Briefing

GSA Releases Customer Experience Playbook

The government released a go-to guide for customer experience practitioners.

Cybersecurity

Global Cyber Workforce Shortage Mirrors Government’s Struggle

The lack of qualified cyber workers outpaces concerns about budget and resources for a large share of the cyber workforce.

Sponsor Content

Why DISA Has Embraced SDN for the Pentagon

Software-defined networking makes it easier to provision networks for the Defense Department and also enhances network security.

CIO Briefing

FEMA Wants a New Way to Verify Survivors After Disasters

The new system will need to handle up to 750,000 cases at the same time to ensure survivors get what they need while fraudsters get shut out.

Cybersecurity

If You’re Worried About Online Privacy, You No Longer Have An Excuse

Just about every web service that isn’t selling you something is selling you to someone else.

Emerging Tech

China’s Moon Missions Could Threaten U.S. Satellites: Pentagon

A satellite on the far side of the moon might not be quite what the Chinese say, Air Force official warns.

Ideas

Could Do-It-Yourself AI Make People More Comfortable with It?

As artificial intelligence makes strides in government, it could be helpful to see for yourself what the tech can do.

CIO Briefing

Tech Industry Group Dissolves Public Sector Division

An Information Technology Industry Council reorganization is changing how it will push for government IT issues.

Cybersecurity

Only Two-Thirds of Federal Domains Meet Email Security Deadline

The government still plans to reach near 100 percent compliance in the “near future,” DHS official says.

Data

Have Ideas on How Agencies Can Actually Use All Their Data?

The Federal Data Strategy team wants feedback on its framework for how agencies can leverage their data.

Emerging Tech

Your Favorite Twitter Bots Are About Die, Thanks to Upcoming Rule Changes

These new rules do not only apply to new developers, but anyone with existing developer access.

CIO Briefing

Is Turning Off Your Notifications the Ultimate Productivity Hack?

Periodic pings about the recent past can be the enemy of staying in the present.

IT Modernization

USDA Saved Millions So Far Due to Centers of Excellence

The Agriculture Department has avoided $26 million in spending due to the first phase of its modernization effort.

Cybersecurity

The State of Cybersecurity

Federal agencies surge to combat ever-growing threats—but is it enough?

Ideas

Are GSA’s Bold Data Management and Transparency Moves the Right Moves?

The General Services Administration's hunt for an agency-specific entity identifier conflicts with the Office of Management and Budget's push for a governmentwide data strategy.

IT Modernization

Microsoft, Amazon CEOs Stand By Defense Work After Google Bails on JEDI

The leaders of two contenders for the Pentagon’s JEDI cloud contract sounded off on Google’s decision not to bid.

CIO Briefing

No Easy Fix for Silicon Valley Angst About Government Contracts

CBP’s acquisitions chief urges patience, understanding over protests against border contracts.