Transparency is focus of first recommendations from panel on modernizing Congress

So far, the committee seems to be focusing on making the inner workings of Capitol Hill more obvious and accessible. IT is the backdrop for many of the recommendations, though.

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Request for border volunteers won’t have operational impact on CISA, director says

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 hours ago

The Department of Homeland Security's cybersecurity agency has been asked to help send personnel to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Senators introduce bipartisan national AI strategy

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 day ago

The Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act would invest $2.2 billion over five years and charge several agencies with focusing on the technology.

White House updates identity, credential and access management policy

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 day ago

The Trump administration is revising how agencies should conduct identity proofing, establish digital identities and adopt processes for authentication and access control.

The Air Force isn’t shying away from bad data

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 day ago

Taking the bad data with the good makes it easier to decide what to run machine-learning analysis on, according to CTO Frank Konieczny.

Lawmakers to Weichert: Are we sure OPM reorganization will fix agency IT problems?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 days ago

Members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee want more information from acting director Margaret Weichert and the White House in general.

Pentagon aims to expedite security clearance process with $75M award

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 days ago

Perspecta Enterprise Solutions will create a scalable security enterprise architecture and data services prototype for the National Background Investigation Service.

Introducing FedScoop’s ‘Let’s Talk About IT’ podcast

by Billy Mitchell • 2 days ago

FedScoop's new podcast delves into the people and the process behind the technology — things like policy, risk management, culture, workforce and more.

Air Force partners with MIT to launch AI accelerator

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 days ago

It's the latest thread in the Department of Defense's growing interest in artificial intelligence.

VA adds customer experience as one of its ‘core values’

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 days ago

CX has been a priority for the department's digital services team, but now it's officially on the books as part of the VA's core "Values and Characteristics."

HUD wants some help in creating its Office of the Chief Data Officer

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 6 days ago

The OPEN Government Data Act requires that federal agencies designate a nonpolitical CDO.

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