Unimpeded by a recent budget markup that cut the Obama administration's proposed $3.1 billion IT Modernization Fund, or ITMF, the White House officially filed legislation to establish the fund on Friday.
A draft bill pending in the Senate would require device manufacturers to include encryption workarounds in their products for law enforcement access, but the White House declined to provide public support for the bill, Reuters reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources.
As President Obama prepares to leave office, one of the legacies he plans to leave is an information technology overhaul at the White House.
President Obama will announce his nominee to the Supreme Court on Wednesday and the White House unveiled this morning a variety of digital resources to support the news.
The White House announced an initiative on Wednesday to speed up establishment of new Acquisition Innovation Labs for federal agencies. The new labs will provide a clearer pathway for agency acquisitions, particularly for IT investments.
With a new open data initiative called the Opportunity Project, t he Obama administration hopes to help communities use open data to drive community services around housing, job access, education and transportation, repored FierceGovernmentIT.
The Obama administration launched a new open data initiative called the Opportunity Project at a White House event this afternoon. During the event, officials highlighted new efforts to help communities use open data to drive community services around housing, job access, education and transportation.
The Obama administration today unveiled a series of next steps in its Precision Medicine Initiative, which aims to study the health records and DNA of 1 million volunteers.
Obama said keeping America safe isn't just about bolstering security on the ground, in the air or at sea – "it also requires us to bolster security online."
Obama administration officials challenged the idea that the president's fiscal 2017 budget request to Congress is dead on arrival during a Feb. 9 briefing.