CIO Briefing

NASA Finally Gets a New Leader

Nearly 15 months after President Trump was sworn in, the space agency has a permanent administrator.

Cybersecurity

DARPA Wants to Merge Human and Computer Cyber Defenders

The CHESS program would build on DARPA’s autonomous cybersecurity contest and traditional hacking competitions.

IT Modernization

Federal Cloud Leaders Say Lift-And-Shift Migrations Can Leave You ‘Sorely Disappointed’

Agency experts said it’s often better to start over with legacy systems than try to force them into the cloud.

CIO Briefing

Is OPM's New Weather Policy the 'Natural Progression' of Telework?

Advocate urges careful roll-out of policy requiring remote workers to remain on the job during inclement weather.

Data

The Pentagon Is Building an AI Product Factory

Job One for the new Joint Artificial Intelligence Center will be delivering solutions for services’ specific problems.

CIO Briefing

The Latest Trend for Tech Interviews: Days of Unpaid Homework

Some hiring managers contend that there are better ways to evaluate programmers, however.

IT Modernization

IRS’ 60-Year-Old IT System Failed on Tax Day Due to New Hardware

Congress and watchdogs have been warning the IRS to upgrade its systems for years.

CIO Briefing

Eric Schmidt Didn’t Know That Google Was Working the Pentagon’s AI Project

The former chairman of Google was kept in the dark about the company’s outreach to the Defense Department — by design, he says.

Data

Facebook Attempts to Limit Reach of EU Privacy Law

About 1.5 billion Facebook users around the world could see some changes to their terms of service.

Data

Security Gaps Could Let Hackers Edit Government Spending Data, Watchdog Says

New and old flaws in systems at a Treasury Department bureau added up to “a significant deficiency,” according to the Government Accountability Office.  

Ideas

6 Steps for Fast Government Project Deployment Using Agile Development

Many project managers are realizing that the fastest way to get their digital projects off the ground is through agile development.

Cybersecurity

DHS is Lukewarm on the Bug Bounty Programs Congress Keeps Pushing

A bill mandating a DHS bug bounty passed the Senate Tuesday, but the department says it would duplicate work it’s already doing.

CIO Briefing

Citizens First

How the government plans to prioritize customer experience.

CIO Briefing

The Resume of the Future Will Tell Employers Who You Are, And Not Just What You’ve Done

Currently, Resumes force job seekers to contort their work and life history into corporately acceptable versions of their actual selves.

Emerging Tech

Why Agencies Should Be Tech Agnostic When Solving Problems

Don’t miss the forest for the trees, General Services Administration's emerging tech official said.