IT bills to watch during Congress’ ‘lame duck’ session
Several pieces of legislation are ready for President Trump's signature. Others are further behind.
Census Bureau IT systems processing 2020 response data better than expected
The bureau was already processing the data it could when self-response and field data collection operations ended Oct. 15.
Commerce CIO wants ‘a little more rigor’ in agency IT budgeting
Also: NewPay receiving $20 million would be nice, but only if other agencies have the resources to share the service, says the initiative's director.
Trump budget touts funding for AI and quantum but proposes slashing federal R&D by $13.8B
Within the White House fiscal 2021 proposal is funding for various "industries of the future" like $25 million to build the "national quantum internet."
Delay of sexual harassment claims system highlights congressional office’s lack of IT strategy
The Office of Congressional Workplace Rights needs an overdue IT strategic plan, according to a Government Accountability Office report.
CBP lacked the IT systems to track separated migrant families and knew it, says IG
The agency uncovered IT deficiencies when it attempted a November 2017 initiative mirroring the Department of Homeland Security's 2018 zero-tolerance policy.