The General Services Administration's recent agreements with social-media providers remove some key legal barriers to using Web 2.0 tools, allowing agency officials to join the experiment at last.
If President Obama is intent on using new media tools to engage the citizenry, a number of regulations and procurement rules will need to be rewritten.
Federal CIOs and CISOs should consider adopting a new set of network security recommendations, named the Consensus Audit Guidelines.
New tools in Google Earth and other geospatial platforms promise to dramatically expand government’s ability to visually communicate vast amounts of data.
The path to virtual desktops will be more complicated than the path to virtual servers.
OMB's administrator for e-government and IT retired Jan. 16, bringing to a close an important era in government information technology.
The difficult challenges government faces in 2009 could be opportunities for IT leaders, because of IT’s role in tackling the Obama administration agenda.
Commentary: President-elect Barack Obama should take a look at programs the Bush administration started to open some government functions to public scrutiny.
President-elect Barack Obama's commitment to leveraging technology in government opens up a lot of possibilities for innovation.
The 1105 Government Information Group unveils Gov Transition 2009, a wiki intended to be an interactive resource for organizations interested in the pending transition to a new administration.
Editor's Desk'commentary: Much work and training is required if IT staffs are to deal with an IPv6 future that has all but arrived.
Editor's Desk'commentary: TSA needs a new path to its passenger-screening system.
Editor's Desk'commentary: The challenge for IT managers is how to best create and manage effective virtual ecosystems in and across physical networks.
You've got to credit the beleaguered Homeland Security Department for yanking the contract on its Emerge2 financial systems program.
The new year has barely begun and already agencies are feeling the pressure to meet the October deadline to roll out a new uniform identification system for federal employees and contractors.