OSTP director nominee sails through Senate Commerce
The weather prediction expert now awaits final approval by the full Senate. The job has been open since the beginning of the Trump administration.
Chris Liddell is ‘very, very happy’ with IT modernization progress in the past year
The White House's deputy chief of staff for policy delivered a year-end valediction of sorts at FedTalks 2018.
Could a continuing resolution save the Tech Modernization Fund in 2019?
Continuing resolutions, the weapon of choice for financing the government for the past dozen years, could be a way for the TMF to sidestep appropriators.
IT modernization plays central role in Trump government reorganization plan
The plan promotes the use of modern technology to improve service delivery as a central tenet in the 21st century federal government.
FAA ‘overly conservative’ in approach to drones, report says
The agency is saying no to drones more than it says yes, the report suggests, which is risky because of all the promise the technology holds — for public safety, product delivery, inspection of remote assets and more.
OMB: Three-quarters of agencies struggling to keep up with cyber risks
OMB found that 71 of 96 agencies reviewed were not effectively managing risk, requiring “bold approaches” to secure their networks.