April 27, 2015
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April 24, 2015
The inaugural meeting of the Commerce Data Advisory Council discussed how the Commerce Department can take their troves of data to the next level for the American public.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is concerned with the accuracy of IT Dashboard ratings.
Sixteen members of the U.S. Digital Service have been conducting initial planning work for Defense Department projects since April 20.
The spirit of Marjorie Townsend, who had a storied career working for NASA starting in 1959, was kept alive through her granddaughter at an event to encourage female participation in STEM fields.
By Corinne Lestch
By Dan Verton
April 23, 2015
An Interior official said agencies that gather geospatial information have been working to make that data more accessible and comprehensive.
By FedScoop Staff
March 31, 2015
FedScoop has once again sought to recognize 50 women whose vibrant energy, determination and imagination are making a monumental difference in the federal government IT community, and whose impact is being felt across America.
The House Oversight Committee pressed government officials on how the USIS hack influenced forthcoming cybersecurity policy for the federal government.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter will announce the formation of a Silicon Valley-based innovation unit and digital service team in a sweeping new strategy.
April 22, 2015
The 12th annual Games for Learning summit kicked off Tuesday in New York, and officials from the Office of Educational Technology encouraged developers to craft virtual games for students and teachers.
April 21, 2015
With a joint DOD-VA electronic health record no longer in the cards, lawmakers are turning up the heat on data interoperability between the two agencies.
Amazon Web Services, Google, IBM, Microsoft and the Open Cloud Consortium will help bring NOAA's 20 terabytes of data a day online to publicly-accessible clouds.
In the spirit of transparency, the Office of Management and Budget has opened agency IT performance metrics that it has kept private in the past.
By Billy Mitchell
April 10, 2015
As federal IT investment failures continue to stack up, innovators are coming out of the woodwork and banding together to reform antiquated acquisition with new approaches.
The Commerce Department has made it easier for the public to find and pull data from the agency's 12 bureaus.
Commentary: The example of the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board demonstrates how far government must go before it can claim victory over culture change.
April 20, 2015
FedScoop's Focus on Mobility 2015 highlights the progress and remaining challenges in federal mobility.
By Greg Otto
The Federal Communications Commission gave the public a peek at its new website design Monday, ahead of unveiling a new system later this year.
Just months in to the pilot for Connect.gov, the General Services Administration is looking forward to the next iteration of the federal cloud-based exchange for digital identity management.
Through a partnership with the Office of Personnel Management and Champlain College, federal employees can start taking online courses in cutting-edge fields
State and city tech groups are creating new streams of tech talent across the U.S.
Agile development and support from the upper echelons are critical to the success of 18F, HHS’ IDEA Lab and U.S. Digital Service as they work to reform IT acquisition.
Don Adcock, the Energy Department's Deputy CIO, has taken a job with IT security and software development firm ActioNet.
April 17, 2015
As the U.S. patent office has been working to boost its open data offerings, a new report offers a look at where the agency currently stands.
April 16, 2015
The Veterans Affairs Department's Acting Deputy Chief Information Officer for Product Development David Peters plans to leave the agency this month.
The Office of Government Ethics last week issued a legal advisory on how the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Executive Branch Employees applies to the workforce's use of social media.
The application window to file E-Rate applications closes Thursday night, and schools should now prepare their Internet invoices to show officials to receive the funds.
Management of information technology investments is again a target of the Government Accountability Office's annual report on reducing fragmentation, overlap and duplication in federal services.
By Whitney Blair Wyckoff
April 15, 2015
EPA launched a new website with information about how public water systems are complying with the federal Safe Drinking Water Act.
Coleman leaves AT&T Government Solutions to take on a broader portfolio at Unisys Federal.
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April 14, 2015
Agency chief information officers can expect to see Office of Management and Budget guidance for the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act by mid-May, according to new federal CIO Tony Scott.
Focus on Mobility: Walter Harris, the Food and Drug Administration's COO and acting CIO, talks about mobility and its challenges.
U.S. Customs and Border Patrol can now scan and clear shipping containers through their mobile devices, shortening a process that used to take hours.
Focus on Mobility: GSA has found its Internet of Things program GSA Link not only saves in energy costs, but it also boosts employee productivity.
Focus on Mobility: The bring your own device movement is taking over the private sector. Why hasn't the federal government caught up?
Department of Education deputy CIO sees enterprise app store model as way to strengthen agility and security.
Staff for the National Park Service say that mobile engagement with visitors is vital.
An inspector general report details risky foreign access to sensitive Veterans Affairs servers by non-U.S. citizens in China, India and elsewhere.
Commentary: The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act will make it possible for the first time to follow government spending. But it doesn't go far enough.
Verizon's 2015 data breach report is out, which gives both the public and private sector an extremely in-depth report on how much data breaches can cost an enterprise.
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Food and Drug Administration
February 24, 2015
As the $110 billion-a-year U.S. medical device industry continues to expand, the Food and Drug Administration is exploring how to better monitor the market.
December 17, 2014
By Wyatt Kash
April 07, 2015
Less than three months after forming a new Task Force Innovation, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus is expected this month to address plans for several low-risk but high impact technology initiatives that the service may fund for development.
Attacks & Breaches
April 06, 2015
The Federal Aviation Administration acknowledged Friday that a "known virus" penetrated the agency's administrative network in February, but said no damage was done.
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FedTallks 2014 at Andrew Mellon Auditorium
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Erie Meyer - Adobe Digital Assembly, produced by FedScoop