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.

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How Salesforce is Helping Governments Modernize Contact Centers, Improve Citizen Experience

Government organizations must modernize their contact centers to provide accessible and equitable services to citizens.

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.

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Managing Multi-Cloud

Industry experts discuss the obstacles to navigating a multi-cloud environment and how the public sector can improve multi-cloud management to better meet mission goals.

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GOP presidential hopeful Hurd campaigns on AI policy

Former congressman Will Hurd is offering a novel AI policy as part of his larger campaign platform.


Bill allowing past cannabis users to become feds advances in House

The bipartisan legislation was amended this week to remove provisions allowing current marijuana users to be eligible for federal employment or a security clearance.


Spending time in space can harm the human body

COMMENTARY | But scientists are working to mitigate these risks before sending people to Mars


Former officials sound off on the challenges of managing through a shutdown

“The big thing that lots of lawyers weighing in on what activities are actually exempt," one former official said.


House panel advances MGT update

A bipartisan bill to reauthorize and update the legislation that established the Technology Modernization Fund sailed through committee on Wednesday.


Federal cyber operations face challenges as government shutdown looms

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will retain about one-sixth of its workforce in the event of a partial government shutdown, according to its current plan.

Artificial Intelligence

White House official tees up AI executive order

Deputy National Security Advisor Anne Neuberger spoke on the executive branch’s ambitions in spurring guardrails for AI systems, emphasizing on a collaborative mentality and helping bridge regulations in Congress.

Artificial Intelligence

Companies turn to risk mitigation tools to monitor AI absent federal law, study finds

While Congress debates AI regulations, Gartner has found a majority of businesses are looking at using new IT tools to self-regulate the risks of AI usage.


Cyber on the battlefield is about more than IT

The Army successfully tested zero trust in a classified environment during a multinational military exercise.

Digital Government

What does post-pandemic telework look like during a shutdown?

As agencies begin planning for funding to stop on Sept. 30, federal telework guidance will be tested in a post-COVID environment.