Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

Tajha Chappellet-Lanier is a technology reporter at FedScoop. She previously worked for Technical.ly DC, NPR and USA Today. If she had a superpower it'd be navigating foreign metro systems.

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DARPA returns to Challenge.gov for space-launch ideas

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 11 hours ago

The agency is looking for teams that can launch small payloads into low Earth orbit at "extremely short notice."

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21st Century IRS Act targets ‘severely outdated’ tax IT systems, would codify CIO position

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 14 hours ago

The House-passed bill has provisions intended to help taxpayers and clarify agency IT policies.

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The Trump administration is bullish on tech transfer

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 day ago

"Tomorrow's great new technologies come from today's basic research," Deputy U.S. CTO Michael Kratsios said at an event on Thursday.

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Former Trump campaign staffer picked as new acting CIO at VA

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 days ago

Camilo Sandoval has been a controversial figure.

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IT was one of the top ‘frequently reported’ challenges in IG reports in 2017

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 days ago

"[IT] is a long-standing, serious, and ubiquitous challenge for federal agencies," the report states.

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IRS electronic tax filing system crashes hours from tax day deadline

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 days ago

So far, there is very little information on the full extent of the failure.