Media Coverage

  • May 01, 2014
    by Mark Rockwell, Federal Computer Week
    A group of tech industry heavy hitters says there are fundamental flaws in a GSA/Pentagon report on how to establish contractor cybersecurity baselines to protect government IT acquisitions. In comments [...]
  • April 30, 2014
    by Jason Miller, Federal News Radio
    President Barack Obama will sign the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) into law this week — a legislative victory for the open government community. But getting S. 994 through Congress [...]
  • April 22, 2014
    by Amy Schatz, Re/code
    In the copyright fight between broadcasters and Internet TV startup Aereo, cloud computing companies like Dropbox and Google are stuck uncomfortably in the middle. Tech companies will be watching closely [...]
  • April 07, 2014
    by Amy Stewart,
    The head of the California Department of Technology is scheduled to appear Wednesday before the Senate Rules Committee in a step toward his official confirmation as director. It’s the second time Carlos [...]
  • April 03, 2014
    by Andy Medici, Federal Times
    As federal agencies generally incorporate Big Data into their IT strategies, those agencies concerned with health care are facing their own hurdles. A majority of IT professionals at those agencies believe [...]
  • April 02, 2014
    by Mark Rockwell, Federal Computer Week
    The General Services Administration's new 18F program is beginning to put its development and management skills to work on federal IT projects, but some procurement industry observers question the program's [...]
  • March 28, 2014
    by Hugh Johnson The Denver Post
    Democratic Sen. Mark Udall was recognized by the Information Technology Industry Council for his work on tax reform, promoting balanced energy development and fixing issues with the U.S. patent law. The [...]
  • March 25, 2014
    by John Higgins and Dean Garfield, Letter to the Editor, Financial Times
    Sir, With the threat of conflict on Europe’s eastern borders, it is more important than ever for the European Union and the US to show unity. The transatlantic relationship represents the most important [...]
  • March 25, 2014
    by Zach Rausnitz, Fierce Government IT
    Federal intelligence agencies could spend up to $6 billion over five years on a wide-ranging information technology contract aiming to integrate IT services into a common environment. The contract will [...]
  • March 22, 2014
    by Tony Romm, Politico
    Google’s Eric Schmidt, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and other top tech executives huddled Friday with President Barack Obama to discuss surveillance, just days after Zuckerberg slammed the White House for [...]