Technology Matters

Challenges that lie ahead for federal electronic health records (EHRs)

Challenges that lie ahead for federal electronic health records (EHRs)

Horace Blackman, senior vice president of health at Leidos, discussed the challenges that lie ahead for federal electronic health records...
How agencies can come to terms with the certainty that they will be hacked

How agencies can come to terms with the certainty that they will be hacked

Coalfire’s Dave McClure discussed how agencies can come to terms with the certainty that they will be hacked.
Former federal deputy CIO looks back at the Obama IT agenda

Former federal deputy CIO looks back at the Obama IT agenda

Lisa Schlosser, former federal deputy chief information officer, looked back on the most important elements of the Obama administration’s IT...
Agencies embrace bug bounty programs

Agencies embrace bug bounty programs

Federal Times editor Aaron Boyd discussed the proliferation of bug bounty programs across government and the January launch of Sightline...
Planning a government customer experience strategy

Planning a government customer experience strategy

Martha Dorris, founder of Dorris Consulting International, discusses what the customer service priorities in the Trump administration should be.
Trump meets tech titans

Trump meets tech titans

Anne Altman, former general manager of IBM Federal, discuss the meeting at Trump tower last week between President-Elect Trump and...
Federal workforce concerns under a Trump administration

Federal workforce concerns under a Trump administration

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), who was recently elected to the U.S. Senate, discussed his top concerns for the federal...
Effective planning during a continuing resolution

Effective planning during a continuing resolution

Shawn Kingsberry, director of digital government for Unisys global public sector and former CIO at the Recovery Accountability and Transparency...
Two cyber experts among list of Trump’s federal landing teams

Two cyber experts among list of Trump’s federal landing teams

Joseph Marks, cybersecurity correspondent for NextGov, discusses the two cyber experts appointed to President Elect Trump’s landing team.
Transportation Department aims to improve FITARA scorecard

Transportation Department aims to improve FITARA scorecard

Richard McKinney, Chief Information Officer at the Department of Transportation, discusses the agency’s latest FITARA scorecard.
Impact of transition on federal I.T. agenda

Impact of transition on federal I.T. agenda

Phaedra Chrousos, chief innovation officer at the Libra Group and former acting administrator of the Technology Transformation Service at GSA,...
One-on-One with NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden (Part 2)

One-on-One with NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden (Part 2)

NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden discusses cybersecurity challenges, CIO authority and NASA’s workforce diversity initiative.
One-on-One with NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden (Part 1)

One-on-One with NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden (Part 1)

NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden discusses top priorities for the space agency in 2017.
Congress issues FITARA scorecard 3.0

Congress issues FITARA scorecard 3.0

Mike Hettinger, president of Hettinger Strategy Group, and Rich Beutel, founder of Cyrrus Analytics, discuss the latest FITARA scorecard by Congress.
Impact of transition on federal ITmodernization

Impact of transition on federal ITmodernization

Richard Spires, CEO at Learning Tree International, discusses the future of the Modernizing Government Technology Act, and the impact of...
Fate of IT programs in Trump Administration

Fate of IT programs in Trump Administration

Kymm McCabe, principal at Deloitte Digital, discusses how federal managers can ensure their programs survive in the Trump administration.
IT priorities for Trump transition

IT priorities for Trump transition

Jerad Speigel, CEO at Phase One, discusses how industry can help shape I.T. policy in the Trump administration.
The future of the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship Program

The future of the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship Program

Paul Francis, managing director for acquisition and sourcing management issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the future of the...
Security breach impacts 134K sailors’ PII

Security breach impacts 134K sailors’ PII

Maria Horton, founder and CEO of EmeSec, discusses the recent security breach at the Navy, and the Defense Department’s plan...
The IRS bug bounty program

The IRS bug bounty program

Shawn Kingsberry, director of digital government for Unisys global public sector, discussed the spread of bug bounty programs across government.
Data Coalition lays out 2017 policy priorities

Data Coalition lays out 2017 policy priorities

Hudson Hollister, executive director the Data Coalition, discusses the Data Coalition’s 2017 Policy Agenda.
ITIF calls on Trump to dismantle USDS

ITIF calls on Trump to dismantle USDS

Rob Atkinson, president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, discusses the future of the U.S. Digital Services under a Trump...
What is the future of FedRAMP?

What is the future of FedRAMP?

Dave McClure, chief strategist at Veris Group, discussed the future of FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) under a...
Recommendations from the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Recommendations from the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Robert Bigman, founder of 2BSecure and former chief information security officer at the CIA, discussed pending recommendations from the Commission...