IT Modernization

Social Security Wants Feedback on ‘Learning Agenda’ to Improve Data for Decision-Making

The agency is getting started on the data and policy improvement plan mandated under the Evidence Act.

Connolly, Hice Announce Bill to Improve Performance Planning at FITARA Hearing

The Performance Enhancement Reform Act would require greater collaboration among agency officials and more detailed descriptions of resources required to meet goals.

National Archives Wants to Use AI to Improve ‘Unsophisticated Search’ and Create ‘Self-Describing Records’

The National Archives and Records Administration wants to automate its records management processes to limit manual metadata tagging while improving the search function.

How State’s Disinformation-Fighting Arm Uses Artificial Intelligence

A federal team is curbing disruptive online activities with innovative technologies.

Classified Workloads Coming to MilCloud This Summer, GDIT Says

And DOD’s deputy chief information officer said DISA’s on-premise cloud contract is part of a group of offerings filling the JEDI void.

Trump, Defying Custom, Hasn't Given the National Archives Records of His Speeches at Political Rallies

Almost 10% of the president’s total public speeches are excluded from the official record.

Congress Gave OMB $1B for IT Upgrades. Now It Wants to Know How It Will Be Spent

Lawmakers want to know which projects will get prioritized and which will be recused from repaying the fund.

From COBOL to Cloud: DOD’s Digital Journey

Migrating big systems can be a huge project. But technologies are standing by to help you achieve it.

Pentagon Launched New Innovation Steering Group

The announcement came during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing highlighting Defense budget tensions. 

IRS Commissioner Calls for Multiyear Funding to Help Recoup Potential $1T Tax Gap

Charles Rettig told senators the agency needs increased resources to address aging tech systems and years of personnel cuts. 

Agencies Have Till Midnight April 15 to Apply New Microsoft Exchange Patches

Four of the 95 vulnerabilities Microsoft released as part of its monthly “patch Tuesday” were identified by the National Security Agency.

What Will Life Look Like After Most People Get the Vaccine?

Experts expect changes to health care systems, businesses, and educational and cultural institutions

What Inspired Digital Nomads to Flee America’s Big Cities May Spur Legions of Remote Workers to Do the Same

Even before the pandemic, there were people asking whether office life jibed with their aspirations.

Air Force Awards SBIR Contract for IoT Device Security

Phosphorus Cybersecurity will work with engineers at Joint Base San Antonio to secure devices operating on 5G networks.

White House Names National Cyber Director, CISA Chief

The administration also announced nominees for other Homeland Security Department leaders.