Technology Matters

Artificial intelligence for medics

Artificial intelligence for medics

Dr. Jaques Reifman, a U.S. army medical researcher at Fort Detrick, discussed his work on APPRAISE — an artificial intelligence...
Navigating digital services in government

Navigating digital services in government

Deloitte’s Bill Eggers discussed his latest book, “Delivering on Digital: the innovators and technologies that are transforming government.”
Timeline for OMB’s ID management initiative

Timeline for OMB’s ID management initiative

Federal News Radio executive editor Jason Miller discussed his exclusive on the federal government’s latest effort to create an identity...
IT modernization fund vs MOVE IT Act

IT modernization fund vs MOVE IT Act

NextGov reporter Mohana Ravindranath discussed some of her latest articles — on the MOVE IT Act, the General Services Administration’s...
Optimism for IT Modernization Fund

Optimism for IT Modernization Fund

Shop4Clouds co-founder Keith Trippie explained why he’s optimistic about the proposal for an IT Modernization Fund.
2016 transition initiative at NAPA

2016 transition initiative at NAPA

David Chu, co-chairman of the National Academy of Public Administration’s “Transition 2016” initiative, discussed high-priority areas for the hand-off between...
Recruiting cyber talent to the DoD

Recruiting cyber talent to the DoD

According to Federal News Radio, Chris Lynch — director of digital services at the Defense Department — said “it’s been...
The growth of DHS’s Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) program

The growth of DHS’s Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) program

According to FCW, The Department of Homeland Security’s Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) program has at least 100 users. We discussed...
The Federal Beat

The Federal Beat

Government Executive’s Frank Konkel, FCW’s Aisha Chowdhry, and Politico’s Tim Starks joined Francis for this week’s Federal Beat. Among other...
Legislation would extend USDS for 10 years

Legislation would extend USDS for 10 years

Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA) discussed the U.S. Digital Service Act — a piece of legislation she introduced that would preserve...
The future of the Technology Transformation Service

The future of the Technology Transformation Service

Phaedra Chrousos, former head of the General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service, discussed her work in government and her vision...
18F Under the Microscope

18F Under the Microscope

On this Sunday’s edition of Government Matters, host Francis Rose moderates a series of discussions about 18F — the General...
Digital services and modernizing the enterprise

Digital services and modernizing the enterprise

Kathy Conrad Director of Digital Government at Accenture discussed digital services and modernizing the enterprise.
Cross-Agency Priority goals around customer service

Cross-Agency Priority goals around customer service

In 2014, the White House released an ambitious set of management- and mission-based priorities designed to help federal agencies work...
Inside the FBI’s Biometrics Technology Center

Inside the FBI’s Biometrics Technology Center

In September of 2014, the FBI retired its old fingerprint system and replaced it with the Next Generation Identification System....
FCC vote could usher in 5G era

FCC vote could usher in 5G era

Bloomberg BNA senior tech and telecom reporter Lydia Beyoud discussed the possible implications of Thursday’s 5G vote at the Federal...
The case for (and against) bimodal IT in government

The case for (and against) bimodal IT in government

Last week, at VMware’s Public Sector Innovation Summit — put on by FedScoop — U.S. chief information officer Tony Scott...
Leveraging FedRAMP to its full potential

Leveraging FedRAMP to its full potential

Casey Coleman, group vice president of federal systems civilian agencies at Unisys, discussed how agency and industry leaders can leverage...
Do all new roads to federal IT lead through category management?

Do all new roads to federal IT lead through category management?

According to the General Services Administration, category management is an approach the federal government is applying to buy smarter and...
FCC’s aggressive move to the cloud

FCC’s aggressive move to the cloud

Federal Communications Commission chief information officer David Bray discussed his agency’s ambitious effort to be 100-percent in the cloud by...
Rule 41: The latest front in privacy versus security

Rule 41: The latest front in privacy versus security

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court approved changes to Rule 41 — a part of the criminal code that governs...
Progress report on the DATA Act

Progress report on the DATA Act

Two years ago, President Obama signed the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act into law. It’s designed to make federal spending...
New tech service designed to improve collaboration

New tech service designed to improve collaboration

Last week, the General Services Administration announced their third service line. Now, in addition to a Public Buildings Service and...
Navigating new FedRAMP security procedures

Navigating new FedRAMP security procedures

Matt Goodrich, director of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program at the General Services Administration, discussed FedRAMP’s new security...