CIO Briefing

Feds Avoid Shutdown, But Larger Threat Looms in the New Year

Cuts to federal employees' pay and benefits could serve to offset funding boosts in a spending deal.


IG Cites Homeland Security for Abusing Its Power, Blocking Negative Report

One audit finds Trump administration violated court orders when enforcing its initial travel ban.

CIO Briefing

House Votes to Ensure Lawmakers Can Oversee Homeland Security Reorganization

DHS condemns measure that would revoke secretary’s authority to make reforms unilaterally.


Contractors Begin Early Shutdown Preparations

Agencies will be forced to shutter their doors on Oct. 1 if Congress fails to pass a spending bill to set agency funding for fiscal 2018.

CIO Briefing

Veterans Affairs to Adopt Same Commercial Health Records Platform as DOD

Secretary David Shulkin said there was a public interest exception in skipping a full and open competition.

IT Modernization

House Oversight Leaders to Trump: Stop Deleting Tweets

Chaffetz, Cummings say president and staff may be violating records retention laws.

Emerging Tech

Poll: Americans Want Drone Delivery - But Not Yet

Young, urban citizens more interested in the technology, Postal Service IG survey finds.

CIO Briefing

Everyone Seems to Want Federal Employees to Use Uber

Administration and Congress grapple with overlapping measure to boost rideshare usage.

CIO Briefing

Watchdog: The ‘Window’ Into Government Performance Is Pretty Cloudy

GAO says the website doesn’t do a very good job of tracking whether agencies are meeting their goals.


How the Postal Service Can Keep Up With Amazon and Uber

USPS is seeing its competitive advantages of large networks and high volumes diminished.

CIO Briefing

Americans: Furloughs Were So Last Month

Number of Google searches for ‘furlough’ has dipped since agencies finalized plans.


Postal Service Launches 'Smart' Clothing Line

Cash-strapped USPS turns to high-tech fashion.


Live-tweeting war

Israel issues social media updates on missile strikes; Hamas tweets response.