A new study showed that federal leaders recognize the value of digital technology in improving their agencies' operations, productivity, capacity to meet goals and ability to better serve their customers. However, many feel government is still lagging behind private-sector adoption.
The Internal Revenue Service has temporarily stopped accepting electronically filed tax returns because a hardware failure has caused major disruptions to a number of tax processing systems, said the agency in a statement posted late Wednesday.
The Government Publishing Office launched in "beta" today a new website called govinfo that will replace its Federal Digital System, or FDsys, next year.
Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) wants more detail on Defense Secretary Ashton Carter's use of personal email for official business.
The Federal Communications Commission issued a notice of proposed rulemaking Jan. 29 that would impact the nation's public warning systems, the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts.
Agencies are depending on instruction from the Office of Management and Budget and Treasury Department to comply with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014, but the draft guidance could lead to inconsistent reporting.
GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies unveiled new tools Friday to help agencies leverage non-government platforms for communications and outreach, while assuring the public that the information comes from a trusted source.
The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday unveiled significant updates to IdentityTheft.gov, which the agency hopes will serve as a "one-stop" resource for identity theft victims.
The Senate Judiciary Committee advanced legislation Thursday that many considered critical to ensuring U.S. companies properly protect European citizens' data – in light of the forthcoming expiration of the so-called "Safe Harbor" agreement between the United States and the European Union.
FierceGovernmentIT caught up with Commerce Department Chief Data Scientist Jeffrey Chen to learn more about the work underway at the newly formed Commerce Data Service and the Commerce Data Usability Project.