Technology Matters

Modernization priorities for the VA Digital Service team

Modernization priorities for the VA Digital Service team

Marcy Jacobs, executive director of Digital Service at the Department of Veterans Affairs, discusses how the department is modernizing the...
Data & workforce principles impact on IT modernization strategy

Data & workforce principles impact on IT modernization strategy

Rod Turk, acting CIO at the Department of Commerce, discusses the roles that data and workforce management have in implementing...
How IT leaders can implement the President’s Management Agenda

How IT leaders can implement the President’s Management Agenda

Richard Spires, former chief information officer at the Department of Homeland Security and CEO at Learning Tree International, discusses IT...
Making the case for an ‘Artificial Intelligence Agency’

Making the case for an ‘Artificial Intelligence Agency’

Robert Work, former Deputy Secretary of Defense, and senior counselor for defense at the Center for a New American Security,...
Treasury announces ‘proof of concept’ for blockchain technology

Treasury announces ‘proof of concept’ for blockchain technology

Craig Fischer, innovation program manager at the Department of the Treasury, and John Hill, assistant commissioner at the Office of...
Technology Modernization Fund Board has first meeting

Technology Modernization Fund Board has first meeting

In this special two-part interview, Maria Roat, CIO at the Small Business Administration, talks about the first meeting of the...
The future of NASA, industry partnership in space

The future of NASA, industry partnership in space

NASA is looking to gain more industry partners. The agency’s Space Communications and Navigation directorate recently put out a request...
CLOUD Act passes in omnibus spending bill

CLOUD Act passes in omnibus spending bill

FCW Staff Writer Derek Johnson and Joseph Marks, Cybersecurity Correspondent at Nextgov, discuss the latest cybersecurity stories out of Congress,...
Top IT priorities at the Homeland Security Department

Top IT priorities at the Homeland Security Department

John Zangardi, CIO at the Department of Homeland Security, details the DHS I.T. modernization plan, and how communication is important...
GSA & OMB finalize implementation plan for e-Commerce portal

GSA & OMB finalize implementation plan for e-Commerce portal

Laura Stanton, assistant commissioner at the GSA Office of Strategy Management and Jeff Koses, senior procurement executive at the GSA...
White House releases President’s Management Agenda

White House releases President’s Management Agenda

Danny Werfel, director of Boston Consulting Group, discusses the release of the President’s Management Agenda, and what it means for...
NextGov: CSRA rebuffs offer from CACI

NextGov: CSRA rebuffs offer from CACI

John Song, managing director at Baird, discusses CACI’s failed bid to purchase federal I.T. firm CSRA, and what this means...
Technology Modernization Fund board lays out guidelines

Technology Modernization Fund board lays out guidelines

Sean Kelley, former Chief Information Security Officer at the Environmental Protection Agency and vice president of Business Development, Military and...
Prioritizing IT in government spending bonanza

Prioritizing IT in government spending bonanza

Jonathan Alboum, former CIO at USDA and CTO for Public Sector at Veritas, joins the program to discuss the upcoming...
Challenges & opportunities of AI in government

Challenges & opportunities of AI in government

Dan Chenok, executive director of the IBM Center for the Business of Government, discusses how artificial intelligence can be used...
DoD’s Cloud Industry Day (Video Report)

DoD’s Cloud Industry Day (Video Report)

On March 7, the Department of Defense aimed to clear up confusion during an industry day for the Joint Enterprise...
DoD hosts industry day for JEDI cloud contract

DoD hosts industry day for JEDI cloud contract

On March 7, the Department of Defense aimed to clear up confusion during an industry day for the Joint Enterprise...
Trump administration & electronic health records

Trump administration & electronic health records

The Trump administration’s Office of American Innovation has begun work on an overhaul of electronic medical record systems across the...
OMB issues guidance on MGT Act implementation

OMB issues guidance on MGT Act implementation

OMB issues guidance on MGT Act implementation   The Office of Management and Budget has released extremely detailed guidance on...
Intersection of technology, data & policy

Intersection of technology, data & policy

The availability of raw data and the technology to sort through it has made waves in industry decision making. Soon,...
OMB announces board to oversee IT modernization funds

OMB announces board to oversee IT modernization funds

The Modernizing Government Technology Act provides $250 million in 2018 and 2019 to update federal I.T. systems, but allocating that...
Top technology priorities at USDA

Top technology priorities at USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is the first agency to begin following the White House’s I.T. Modernization Initiative. The initiative...
OMB memo sets MGT Act guidelines for agencies

OMB memo sets MGT Act guidelines for agencies

Recently, The Office of Management and Budget established guidance for using money appropriated through Congress’ Modernizing Government Technology act. What...
Federal IT budget breakdown for FY19

Federal IT budget breakdown for FY19

One of the biggest focuses of the White House budget for the 2019 fiscal year is cybersecurity, but that’s not...