For those agencies using mobile apps, analytics can be an invaluable tool, said David Cooper, mobile applications program lead at the DoD's National Center for Telehealth and Technology.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is putting the finishing touches on a new interagency report that will advise federal agencies on assessing and mitigating the privacy risks associated with their digital services.
MyUSA, a product of the General Services Administration's 18F, is an account management service that consolidates interactions with government websites.
Searches are often driven by "need-to-know information" rather than passive consumption, "which aligns with a lot of the information and resources government agencies provide on their digital properties," according to the DigitalGov post.
A government oversight group says a new General Services Administration proposal would make discounts available to the federal government less transparent – causing agencies to miss savings opportunities.
GSA says that it has expanded recycling efforts at the Denver center by launching additional single-stream recycling and organic waste collection services for six of its 44 buildings there.
Despite the General Services Administration's efforts to provide agencies with tools that support the acquisition of cloud computing technologies, there's a growing demand for neutral facilitators, or "cloud brokers," to walk agencies through the selection of a cloud vendor.
A handful of federal agencies aren't just talking about how sensor-based technologies can fuel new capabilities and efficiencies, they're embracing the "Internet of Things" now.
Traci Walker talks about her experience in the "Behind the Buy" podcast that features stories from federal contracting officers about using effective IT contracting strategies to help agencies get what they need.
The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program aims to accelerate the authorization of cloud computing technologies across the federal government, but instead of one more federal IT security mandate agencies must comply with, FedRAMP Director Matt Goodrich says the program has a unique role to streamline security processes across several initiatives.