The DATA Act could help restore faith in U.S. government, officials say
Complying with the law can help agencies earn back Americans' trust, officials said at the 2017 DATA Act Summit.
IT management and tech-driven transparency remain at forefront for House Oversight
The House Oversight and Government Reform committee on Thursday approved 20-to-14 its authorization and oversight plan for the 115th Congress, which included plans to continue to oversee the federal government's ability to manage its IT, and to push for technology-based solutions that make government more transparent.
Issa, Warner say IT modernization fund sorely needed
Both Sen. Mark Warner and Rep. Darrell Issa expressed support for the bill that would create a $3.1 billion IT modernization fund aimed at moving agencies away from outdated legacy technology.
DATA Act authors worry about law’s future
Two authors of the law that requires federal agencies to standardize and publish spending information say more work needs to be done to make sure the law doesn’t fall by the wayside when the next administration takes over.
FBI’s Comey defends taking battle with Apple to court, not Congress
The answer to the very poignant and nuanced question about how to balance between privacy and national security in the digital age in the United States should come from Congress, members of the House Judiciary Committee argued Tuesday.
Tech thinkers: U.S. needs national IoT strategy
The U.S. public sector must set a national strategy for the development of the Internet of Things if the technology is to prosper to its fullest potential, according to a new technology think tank report.