CIO Briefing

Inventive Tips for Separating Your Job From Your Life When You Work From Home

It's important to kickstart productivity when the work day begins, and to unplug when the day is done.

CIO Briefing

What Should We Do About the International Space Station?

The Trump administration and Congress are set to collide over the fate of the massive orbital lab.

Cybersecurity

House Homeland Votes Against Demanding ZTE Threat Report

Homeland Security is already sharing information about threats posed by the Chinese telecom, Chairman Michael McCaul argued.

Cybersecurity

GAO Probing FCC Claims of Denial-of-Service Attack

Critics have questioned whether the FCC’s commenting site was actually hit with a distributed denial-of-service attack or just deluged with comments opposing net neutrality repeal.

IT Modernization

GSA Announces New Start Date for $50B IT Service Contract After Legal Challenges

The Alliant 2 Unrestricted contract awards survived four lawsuits, but the delay means a later start and a later end date.

Ideas

5 Recommendations for Meeting NARA’s Vision of a Digital Future

Meeting the 2022 mandate will having agencies thinking retention policies, storage space and IT investments.

Emerging Tech

AI Needs to Earn Our Trust, Just Like Any Human Relationship

The entire premise behind machine learning is that it learns from failure or success.

Data

Facebook Gave User Data To The Chinese Company At The Heart of U.S.-China Tech Tensions

Huawei has been flagged numerous times by U.S. lawmakers as a possible security threat to Americans.

CIO Briefing

OPM Information Request Sheds Light on Planned Employee Digital Record

Agency will host an event with industry leaders to discuss implementation of the management agenda priority item.

Emerging Tech

18F Thinks Security Authorizations Should Be Agile Too

The government’s digital consultants are working with agencies to develop an iterative process for certifying the security of new IT systems.

Data

Washington State Sues Facebook and Google For Political Ads

According to the suit, the two companies failed to maintain information about who purchases political ads.

IT Modernization

Pentagon’s Second Multibillion Cloud Contract to Be Bid in Coming Months

Officials say the Defense Department’s multibillion Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract is expected to be bid out in the fourth quarter of this fiscal year.

CIO Briefing

Scrapped: $24M Plan to Replace Refrigerators On Air Force One

Rep. Joe Courtney says the no-bid deal “didn’t pass the smell test.”

IT Modernization

IRS Plans to Hire 1,700, Upgrade Outdated Technology

In a new strategic plan, the agency projects a 17 percent increase in phone calls as it implements the new tax law.