Emerging Tech

This Smart Credit Card Might Soon Rule Your Wallet

A smart credit card could communicate directly with banking institutions.

IT Modernization

Defense Department’s $500 Million Cloud To Go Live In February

CSRA moves up the launch date for milCloud 2.0, the on-premise cloud computing solution it’s building for the Defense Department.

CIO Briefing

A List of 2018’s Most Promising Jobs Reveals the American Dream Is In IT

Many of the titles on the just-released list are remarkably similar to each other.

CIO Briefing

A New Robot Is Teaching People with Autism to Navigate Office Politics

In the US and the UK, more than 80% of autistic adults are unemployed.

Policy

Trump Is Quietly Swamping Visa Applicants in Extra Paperwork

The H-1B visa allows American companies to hire skilled foreign workers.

Ideas

3 Steps to Effective Application Modernization

Even after convincing pitches, agencies need to choose the right technology based on their overall business goals.

Policy

Controversial Anti-Sex Trafficking Bill Could Get Vote This Month

But lawmakers could face an uphill battle reconciling the bill with its tech-friendly House counterpart.

Cybersecurity

GSA Plans to Formalize Cyber Rules for Contractors

The agency will accept public comments about the regulations later this year.

CIO Briefing

Agencies Spent Billions on IT Without CIOs’ Approval in 2016

A lot of IT purchases slipped by acquisition offices too, the Government Accountability Office found.

Emerging Tech

Tomorrow’s Cargo Drones Won’t Look Much Like Today’s Helicopters

Boeing unveils a squarish, skeletal quadcopter to try out new unmanned-delivery concepts.

Ideas

3 Steps to Successful Bot Management

Bots drive plenty of online traffic and agencies need to figure out how to deal with them.

Emerging Tech

Amazon Is Bringing Alexa to Your Toyota

The digital assistant will help drivers and passengers get directions.

CIO Briefing

Love Him or Hate Him, Darrell Issa Changed Government Technology

The man behind some of the government's most important tech efforts in recent decades announced his retirement.

Cybersecurity

DHS: We Can Vet Election Cyber Systems in All 50 States

Some states remain wary of asking for federal election security help, but the ice is thawing, a Homeland Security official said.

Emerging Tech

Social Media Newsfeeds have Hijacked Your Attention—Here’s How to Reclaim It

You are locking yourself into a self-perpetuating feedback loop, cut off from new information.

Emerging Tech

Industry Talks, Government Listens on Pentagon's E-Commerce Platform

Industry leaders told the General Services Administration the Pentagon’s e-commerce platform should balance efficiency with oversight.