IT Modernization

The White House ‘in the palm of your hand’

Obama administration relaunches its mobile platform, adds app features.

Ideas

As Isaac Hits, Agencies Take to Social Media

FEMA, White House and others use Facebook and Twitter to relay hurricane messages.

CIO Briefing

White House to agencies: Cut wasteful IT spending, then reinvest in smarter tech

OMB wants to slice 10 percent off tech budgets in 2014 to pay for more profitable IT projects.

CIO Briefing

BYOD on the government’s dime?

Government may pay for part of federal employees’ monthly plans.

CIO Briefing

Some managers track ‘every detail’ on feds’ computer use

SpectorSoft program allows supervisors to watch workers’ actions ‘like a DVR.’

Ideas

Clock Ticks on Social Security's Paperless Transition

Most benefits recipients already have switched over; holdouts have six more months.

CIO Briefing

GSA launches consolidated acquisition database

Despite soaring costs, agency says new site ultimately will save money.

IT Modernization

Social media plays a growing role in open source intelligence, experts say

Analysts increasingly see value in monitoring Facebook, Twitter and other popular communications.

IT Modernization

CSC unveils new federal cloud platform

Service offers unprecedented security and startup speed, company says.

CIO Briefing

White House official calls for broad regulations on Internet use

Obama administration official says industry, not the federal government, should fill in the specifics.

CIO Briefing

Regulatory headache? There’s an app for that

Health IT experts worry feds will slow growth of mobile medical applications.