Media Coverage

  • October 14, 2014
    by Nancy Scola, The Washington Post
    Tech policy is that rarest of things in American politics: a subject that isn't on its face partisan. Party lines are generally no more than a rough guide to how votes on tech issues will turn out. That [...]
  • September 08, 2014
    by Julian Hattem, The Hill
    Outside voices are increasing their calls for the Senate to overhaul the National Security Agency, putting pressure on leaders of the upper chamber to bring legislation to a vote. On Monday, a coalition [...]
  • September 07, 2014
    by Julian Hattem, The Hill
    Silicon Valley's checks haven't been buying them many bills. Lawmakers made multiple trips to the tech industry capital this summer to stage meet-and-greets with company executives and get them to open [...]
  • September 04, 2014
    by Jake Williams, FedScoop
    After a few days of rumor and speculation, Megan Smith will officially take over as the next U.S. chief technology officer, according to a post on the White House blog. Alexander Macgillivray, a former [...]
  • August 11, 2014
    by Katy Bachman, Politico
    Hoping to prevent another HealthCare.gov disaster, the White House on Monday launched the U.S. Digital Service, a team of experts that aims to fix problems with government websites and help upgrade federal [...]
  • August 07, 2014
    by Brian Heaton, Government Technology
    An overhaul to how federal government agencies purchase technology is not likely to happen this year, according to industry experts. A lack of time for lawmakers to deliberate on the issue and questions [...]
  • August 07, 2014
    by Mark Rockwell, Federal Computer Week
    The latest wave of federal IT procurement programs focusing on innovation and interagency services has left industry representatives scratching their collective heads about how the new efforts will coexist [...]
  • August 07, 2014
    by Jason Miller, Federal News Radio
    Reforms by Congress to how agencies buy technology are increasingly unlikely. Industry experts are holding out little hope that multiple bills attempting to fix long-standing problems with IT acquisition [...]
  • August 06, 2014
    by Mark Rockwell, Federal Computer Week
    The policy prescriptions in IT procurement reform legislation look promising, but the chances of Congress acting don't, according to a top executive at the Information Technology Industry Council. The [...]
  • August 05, 2014
    by Julian Hattem
    Privacy and civil liberties advocates are calling for a tough federal law to protect people’s personal data. “Americans now face a formidable commercial surveillance infrastructure over which they have [...]