Obama administration

Former Obama administration tech policy leader joins White House OSTP

by • 5 months ago

Alexander Macgillivray says his top priority is to grow the team of technologists working at OSTP.

What, exactly, is a U.S. CTO?

by • 2 years ago

A look back at the relatively short history of the White House's chief technology officer role and accomplishments of the first four people to hold it.

U.S. Cyber Command shifts its view of success

by • 3 years ago

Success is “not necessarily [about] the department’s outcome,” but is instead about “how can we enable our international partners [and] our domestic partners in industry to be able to defend those things that are critical to our nation’s success.”

Obama’s foundation plots digital-first archive in lieu of presidential library

by • 5 years ago

The Obama Foundation and the National Archives and Records Administration will work together to digitize the the president's unclassified physical records "to the greatest extent possible."

Trump White House to reverse proactive visitor-log posting policy

by • 5 years ago

The Trump administration said it will break with an Obama administration policy that proactively released most White House visitor logs online — a practice the former administration had held up as evidence of its commitment to transparency and opening government data.

Page-load speeds, accessibility issues hamper federal website experience, ITIF says

by • 5 years ago

Many of the federal government's most popular websites are not fast, mobile friendly or accessible for users with disabilities, according to a new report by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.