Federal Data Strategy finally gets Year 2 Action Plan

Agencies haven't completed all of the actions in the 2020 Action Plan, and may not begin work on the delayed 2021 Action Plan until year's end.

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House oversight committee refers veterans’ records backlog to NARA inspector general

by John Hewitt Jones • 6 days ago

Lawmakers urge the watchdog to make recommendations on IT modernization and the digitization of records.

Lawmakers introduce bill to increase oversight of federal contractors’ use of AI

by John Hewitt Jones • 6 days ago

If enacted, the legislation would give the Office of Management and Budget new oversight responsibilities.

Army looks to increase oversight, centralization of IT spending

by Jackson Barnett • 1 week ago

A new strategy published Wednesday creates two councils to scrutinize the service's IT procurement.

Federal CDO Council seeks input on improving data sharing, skills and ethics

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 weeks ago

Responses to a new RFI will inform new guidance on overlooked areas including data ethics and equity.

DOJ expects whistleblowers to play ‘significant role’ in False Claims Act cases against contractors

by John Hewitt Jones • 2 weeks ago

Senior official Brian Boynton says the enforcement action will help spur contractors and grantees to comply with cybersecurity requirements.

Proposals to fund overseas 5G projects set aside by House lawmakers

by John Hewitt Jones • 2 weeks ago

Senate lawmakers continue to consider companion legislation to the Transatlantic Telecommunications Security Act.