The White House

White House opposes NDAA’s call to close DISA, supports oversight of JEDI cloud

by Billy Mitchell • 22 hours ago

The White House urges against closing DISA, as the 2019 House NDAA proposes, but it supports the bill's push for increased oversight on DOD's JEDI cloud procurement.

Trump signs executive order to elevate the role of agency CIOs

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

The order requires that CIOs report directly to the agency head.

White House announces creation of Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 weeks ago

The committee, made up of federal research and development leaders, will serve to "improve the coordination of Federal efforts related to AI to ensure continued U.S. leadership in this field."

Trump’s Office of American Innovation must be more transparent, senators say

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto and Gary Peters call the office's goals "admirable," but say that it is "potentially a vehicle for cronyism and waste."

Chris Liddell will be the White House’s new deputy chief of staff for policy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The news comes days after he was passed over for another role as director of the National Economic Council.

Matt Lira stresses the need for long-term modernization strategies in government

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The Office of American Innovation wants to build this kind of capacity, the special assistant to the President said on Wednesday.