General Services Administration will use AI to monitor AI
A command center-like Evolve Wall will soon display the life cycle of the agency's ongoing emerging technology deployments.
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.
DHS sued over social media surveillance of visa holders
Naturalization attempts may have been denied based on posts from applicants' social media connections.
USDS pilot to hire data scientists at 10 agencies closed in less than 2 days
The agencies plan to use subject matter expert-led assessments to determine if applicants qualify for the positions.
CISA issues recommendations to strengthen cloud security
Remote work practices can often expose poor cyber hygiene habits that leave networks vulnerable to phishing and other attacks.
VA combatting shadow IT by having options ‘readily available’
“You have to give your customers options. If they don't feel like they're getting serviced properly from the central IT function, they'll go find their own way. Because they've got a mission to execute,” said VA's deputy CIO.
GSA wants to be an ‘end-to-end digital entity’
The agency has digitized most of its intellectual assets, but now it wants to reengineer its business processes to continually improve their efficiency.
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.
The pandemic isn’t the only thing pushing CIOs to modernize IT
Many needs predate the global crisis, according to the Professional Services Council, and will need attention moving forward.