White House Unveils Latest Plan to Fix Government Technology

The first center of excellence will be a partnership between the Agriculture Department, White House, General Services Administration and industry.

White House Releases Final Tech Modernization Plan

The far-reaching plan pushes agencies to adopt cloud and shared services.

Pentagon's Next Cloud Contract Could Be Worth Billions

The Defense Department intends to award a cloud computing contract next year that could disrupt the entire federal market.

Trump Signed NDAA. Here’s What It Means.

The Modernizing Government Technology Act—and several other tech amendments—could have an immediate impact on the government’s tech landscape.

VA Wasted $1.1 Billion on Failed IT Projects in Six Years

The department gave the bulk of the billion to 15 contractors—one of which is getting a sole-source $10 billion contract to try again.

GSA Plans to Democratize Its Data

The agency's central platform will let employees dabble in data sets and analytics tools.

How One Law Enforcement Agency Is Using Facial Recognition to Identify Suspects

In Oregon, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department can review 300,000 mugshots in seconds and is helping other agencies to query their databases as well.

How the New Science of Vulnerability Management Can Help Struggling Federal Networks

IT teams often have the tools to find network vulnerabilities. What they don't have is the manpower to fix them all.

Google Collects Android Users’ Locations Even When Location Services Are Disabled

The practice is troubling for people who’d prefer they weren’t tracked.

Feds Can Hire Short-Term Tech Talent for Modernizing

Office of Personnel Management announced a hiring authority would let agencies fill positions for up to a year.

Amazon Web Services Announces Secret Cloud Region For CIA

The company is able to host government data in the cloud at unclassified, sensitive, secret and top secret classification levels.

Continuing Resolution on Congress' Post-Holiday To-Do List

Congress moved along IT modernization and defense authorization bills but still faces funding the government.

IT Modernization Bill Heads to President

Congress passes the Modernizing Government Technology Act as part of the defense authorization bill.

GSA to Industry: Help Us Write Better Cloud Contracts

The government doesn’t always do a good job explaining what it wants.

Survey: Telework Is Risky But Government Should Do It Anyway

Telework rewards outweigh risks, according to public-sector employees surveyed.

MGT Act, Amazon Amendment Survive Defense Authorization Bill Conference

But not all the federal IT amendments made it through.

The Air Force Will Dole Out $1 Billion for Cloud Migration

Dell EMC, General Dynamics and Microsoft teamed to win a big Air Force contract.

Trump’s Tech Team Shares Plans For Modernizing Government

The White House wants to know what's missing and will keep commenting open until Sept. 20.