Ideas

A Test and Trace Strategy for Reconnecting to Government Networks

Agencies shifted to large-scale work from home operations but little thought has been given to how to secure these networks when workers return to the office. 

Podcasts

Critical Update: Reinventing the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Technology is important but keeping and developing talent will be crucial, NGA Director Vice Adm. Robert Sharp says.

Ideas

How to Protect Remote Workers’ Productivity and Performance

Even as restrictions ease, working from home will continue for many. Experts offer tips for bridging the distance.

CIO Briefing

The Pandemic Is Changing Work Friendships

Co-workers had little choice but to bond when they spent 40 hours a week together. But if widespread remote work sticks around, those relationships will never be the same.

Ideas

Combatting Mobile Threats in a New Reality

Security starts with users understanding what types of attacks they will encounter and how to manage them.

Ideas

Leading the Intelligence Community After 2020’s Upheavals

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe should consider new approaches to four vital functions that support the IC’s core missions.

IT Modernization

How USPTO Avoided the Strains of Pandemic-Forced Mass Telework

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Chief Information Officer Jamie Holcombe shared new details about the agency's increased productivity.

Ideas

Why Government Needs to Move Quickly to Zero Trust

Most experts agree that the best path forward would be zero-trust networking, although the concept is defined differently depending on who you happen to ask.

IT Modernization

Coronavirus ‘Shattered the Myth’ that the Defense Workforce Can’t Telework, Official Says

Two Defense Department officials discussed lessons learned from the pandemic with an eye toward a post-coronavirus environment.

IT Modernization

One-Third of U.S. Workers Want Permanent Remote Work

A new Morning Consult survey finds many workers would like to continue working from home after the coronavirus pandemic recedes and some would likely move to a new city or state if remote work becomes permanent.

IT Modernization

COVID-19 Could Change Government Contact Centers Forever

The pandemic has forced major changes in the way federal agencies serve customers.

Cybersecurity

Interior Struggles to Secure IT Systems Amid Pandemic, IG Says

Interior is one of many agencies trying to meet new challenges posed by an explosion of increased remote work.

Ideas

Nearly 3 in 4 US Moms Were in the Workforce Before the COVID-19 Pandemic – Is that Changing?

The ability to telework makes it at least feasible to keep an eye on children on weekdays.

CIO Briefing

OMB Official: We Need More Cross-Agency Collaboration Tools

Mass teleworking due to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of digital government, including a lack of communication options for interagency collaboration.

Ideas

Amid COVID-19, Government Seeks Virtual Summer Interns

Virtual internships with the government are a possibility for students.

Ideas

How to Work from Home Without Hurting Your Back

Unchecked, the pain can develop into long-term musculoskeletal injuries.

Cybersecurity

How COVID-19 Could Change the Makeup of the Federal Workforce 

CISA director sees an opportunity to seize on increased remote work to make the cybersecurity community more diverse.