Connolly releases new FITARA scores without usual committee hearing

“We could not allow a lapse in the scorecard,” Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., said of the Tuesday roundtable discussion held without Republicans.

Emerging Tech

Officials emphasize early preparedness in post-quantum cryptography migration

Some of the recommended approaches are “immediately actionable,” according to a member of the committee.


White House panel recommends public-private task force to protect domestic infrastructure

Some of the recommended approaches are “immediately actionable,” according to a member of the committe

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How Policymakers Can Tackle the Complexities of AI Models

Diversity, precision regulation and governance are key to building responsible and trustworthy artificial intelligence (AI) models.

Digital Government

The technologist at the table

Ann Lewis is bringing tech talent to bear on a range of big, pressing service delivery challenges from her perch as director of the Technology Transformation Services.


Deal for Splunk brings new capabilities and competitors to Cisco

COMMENTARY | There is little to no overlap between the two but Cisco picks up more software based solutions that should strengthen its core.


What does it take to end a government shutdown?

The end of past budget impasses have often played out as calculations of policy goals versus the political pain needed to achieve them, but when the goal is unclear how do you know who wins? 


CISA task force aims to improve supply chain security with new hardware standards

The Hardware Bill of Materials Framework looks to standardize how vendors and customers communicate about the capabilities and use of hardware systems.

Digital Government

Data silos threaten innovation in key sectors, new report warns

Overly restrictive privacy laws are hindering information sharing initiatives across key sectors, the Center for Data Innovation warns.

Artificial Intelligence

Can AI boost health care delivery?

Rep. Ted Lieu thinks so, with the right oversight by humans — and government.

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Advancing the mission with better collaborative government experiences

Today's federal IT leaders are looking away from legacy solutions and to new technology to drive productivity and deliver modern services.


Federal CIO touts '10-year-plan' to build a truly digital federal government

The long-awaited guidance to support the implementation of the IDEA Act tasks agencies with ramping up their digital offerings while mandating consistent brand and design standards across the federal government.


DHS looks to harmonize cyber reporting for critical industry

In a new congressionally mandated report, DHS acknowledges the problems faced by critical industry sectors of overlap and duplication in cyber incident reporting.


The government management paradox

COMMENTARY | Change is hard, but agencies can significantly improve their operational performance to deliver on highly complex programs.

Artificial Intelligence

New bill would give the government oversight of critical AI use cases

The Democratic-backed AI Accountability Act of 2023 gives the Federal Trade Commission new authority and a new office to regulate how AI algorithms make critical decisions on housing, healthcare.


See who would get furloughed in a shutdown this year

The Biden administration is planning to take a novel shutdown approach at some agencies.


House cloud bill gets Senate counterpart

The Multi-Cloud Innovation and Advancement Act was introduced in the House of Representatives in August.


Last CIO-SP4 protest resolved

Re-evaluations are now underway ahead of another attempt at awards for this potential $50 billion government-wide IT vehicle.


Ransomware group's evolving tactics pose growing threat

A joint advisory from the FBI and the nation’s cyber defense agency warns that a persistent threat actor is advancing its tactics and targeting critical infrastructure sectors.


Never mind the degrees – here's skills-based hiring

The Office of Personnel Management is working on a skills-based classification and qualifications policy, set to be released by the end of this fiscal year.