The White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released new guidance late Friday that directs Federal agencies to design and deliver a “digital-first public experience” through improved websites and digital services as they continue to implement the 21st Century Integrated Digital Experience (IDEA) Act.
With the government on the brink of a shutdown as Congress remains at an impasse on funding beyond this weekend, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) formally initiated the process of preparing for a potential shutdown on Friday, Sept. 22.
With the increasing buzz of AI technology making its way into government and private industry operations, a bipartisan pair of senators have sent a letter to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) seeking to understand actions the government is currently taking to develop AI standards that “promote trust and transparency for Americans.”
Federal Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Chris DeRusha said this week that the Federal civilian government has made considerable progress on both the tactical and culture fronts in efforts to implement zero trust security architectures at Federal agencies that stem from the Biden administration’s 2021 cybersecurity executive order.
The United States Digital Service (USDS) has been “laser-focused” on its mission to deliver better government services to the American people through technology and design since August 2014.
President Biden today confirmed his intention to give Federal civilian employees a 5.2 percent pay raise next year – making it the largest annual pay raise for Feds in 43 years.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) unveiled its latest President’s Management Agenda (PMA) quarterly updates today, highlighting the successes under the second priority of the PMA: delivering excellent, equitable, and secure Federal services and customer experience.
A month after Acting National Cyber Director (NCD) Kemba Walden unveiled the White House’s much-anticipated National Cybersecurity Strategy Implementation Plan, the administration is working tirelessly to put it into action – with a second version of the plan expected to make its debut in the spring.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is creating a new Council on Federal Financial Assistance (COFFA) to ensure Federal agencies have the proper tools needed to deliver financial assistance programs, including reliable technology.
President Biden signed an executive order on August 9 that will give the Treasury Department the ability to block private-sector U.S. investments in China that involve hot-button technologies including artificial intelligence, quantum information science, and semiconductors and microelectronics.
The White House is calling on Federal agencies to “aggressively execute” plans for Federal employees to spend more time in the office this fall after years of working from home, according to an email sent Friday by White House Chief of Staff Jeff Zients and obtained by MeriTalk.
The White House late last week announced its latest step to leverage the Federal government’s procurement power to advance American innovation and build sustainable Federal supply chains.
The Biden-Harris administration unveiled its long-awaited National Cyber Workforce and Education Strategy (NCWES) today, securing commitments from 37 stakeholders – like the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) – to increase the number of Americans in “good-paying, middle-class” cyber jobs.
The White House said that President Biden will sign an executive order (EO) on Friday to prioritize America’s policy of “invent it here, make it here,” directing Federal agencies to support the American production of innovative technologies.
The Biden administration said today it is creating a new Office of Pandemic Preparedness and Response Policy (OPPR) to lead and coordinate Federal government efforts to prepare for and respond to any future threats similar in scope to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Biden-Harris administration is currently developing an executive order and plans to pursue bipartisan legislation to help America “lead the way in responsible innovation” of artificial intelligence (AI), according to a fact sheet released today.
The White House issued a memo this week laying out key steps Federal agencies can take to deepen and expand their interactions with the public during the regulatory process.
The White House today announced the launch of a new “U.S. Cyber Trust Mark” program, which will label cyber-secure smart devices and help Americans more easily choose devices that are less vulnerable to cyberattacks.
President Biden on Friday named Christian L. Tom to serve as director of the White House Office of Digital Strategy, a role in which he will oversee the president’s online communications and manage WhiteHouse.gov.
The White House’s National Security Council (NSC) tapped Garrett Berntsen this month to serve as director for technology and national security.
The Biden administration and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) need to take several big steps to reinvigorate action on the 2021 Federal Data Strategy (FDS) in order to realize the strategy’s goals, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) think tank argues in a new report.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) unveiled its latest President’s Management Agenda (PMA) quarterly updates today that outline the Biden-Harris administration’s progress on its three PMA priorities: strengthening the Federal workforce, delivering excellent customer experience, and improving government business management.
The agreement in principle reached over the weekend between the White House and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., to increase the national debt limit through early 2025 would leave Federal civilian agencies living on smaller-than-proposed budgets for the next two years, with spending priorities for IT-related categories like modernization and cybersecurity under pressure along with other agency spending accounts.