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Emerging Tech

What blockchain means for records management

Blockchain can ensure the integrity of electronic systems, but it raises questions about the shift from a centralized model of trust to a network-based model.


Judge sides with AWS in JEDI-related legal skirmish

Amazon Web Services was able to successfully block an effort by Oracle to have its in-house counsel included in information protected under a court order.

Emerging Tech

Protecting the military from quantum-based threats

The Army wants to make sure American warfighters aren't behind the curve if and when quantum technology is operationalized.

Digital Government

Now, that's what we call a talent pipeline!

These 20 Rising Stars are having an outsized impact in the government IT community.

Digital Government

Government is getting smarter about automation

Agencies are looking to transform everything from contract writing to identity management. The trick could be getting governance to catch up to the tech.


FOSE briefs: IT management, BYOD, open source, cybersecurity framework

Here are some of the more newsworthy announcements from among the keynotes, panels and conference sessions.


OMB pushing agencies to streamline the federal domain

Improving the findability of information is a key motivator for the Obama administration's effort to reduce the number of government websites.

Emerging Tech

Kundra's departure could put federal IT projects at risk

Vivek Kundra has been a forceful leader for change in federal IT. What will happen to the efforts now underway when he leaves the federal CIO post in August?

Digital Government

The dirty dozen: 12 bad government Web sites

While many governments and agencies have been striving to make their Web sites more up-to-date and accessible, some remain shocking examples of bad user experience.

Digital Government

Bigger threat: National crises or unprepared managers?

More than 90 percent of federal employees believe it is important that they continue working during a national crisis, but a lack of continuity-of-operations coordination and telework eligibility may thwart their efforts.

Digital Government

High court to settle 'sexting' at work case

The future of employee privacy rights in the workplace is taking center stage as the Supreme Court hears a case about sending and receiving racy messages via a government network.

Digital Government

2010 Federal 100 award winners announced

Federal Computer Week and the 1105 Government Information Group release the complete list of the 2010 winners of the Federal 100 awards.