Biden’s COVID-19 strategy promises data-driven response, improved IT interoperability
Data support teams will help states and localities struggling to provide timely, reliable data on the virus' spread.
President Biden taps Obama alums to lead GSA tech, acquisition
Sonny Hashmi and Dave Zvenyach will return to GSA to help run acquisition and technology services, respectively.
Agencies told to assess if they can end contracts for drones built by foreign adversaries
The executive order applies to unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from China, Russia, Iran and North Korea.
Biden calls for ‘most ambitious effort ever’ to modernize federal IT, cybersecurity
"President-elect Biden is calling on Congress to launch the most ambitious effort ever to modernize and secure federal IT and networks," says a fact sheet.
Open data: A critical tool for police reform and racial equity
In a new op-ed, members of CODE make the case that improved policing data is needed to reform the criminal justice system and should be a major priority for the Biden administration.
Biden transition team names White House tech officials
The Biden transition team announced two familiar faces from the Obama White House to serve in tech roles for the incoming administration.