Track Federal IT Spending Online

Chief Technology Officer Vivek Kundra unveiled the IT Dashboard yesterday. The focus of this website is providing detail on all information technology investments by the various federal agencies. It’s a graphics-intensive effort, with charts and graphs at your disposal to help examine individual projects, individual agencies, and comparisons across projects and agencies. What’s covered by […]

Policy Highlights from Communications of the ACM – June 2009 (Vol. 52, No. 6)

Here are some items in the June issue of Communications of the ACM that have policy relevance. As always, much of the content in CACM is premium content, and free content one month may require a subscription or fee the next. You need to be a member of ACM or subscriber to CACM to access […]

USACM Selects Final Council Members

As part of its elevation from committee to council, USACM recently completed elections for at-large seats on its Council. The voting members of the Council are the USACM Chair, any Co-Chairs, the ACM President or President’s Designee, Chairs of all Subcommittees, and six At Large members. The full membership of USACM Council is as follows: […]

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 22

June 25 Hearing: The House Science and Technology Committee will hold a hearing on cybersecurity activity at NIST and the Department of Homeland Security. 2 p.m., 2318 Rayburn Building

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of June 15

June 16 Hearing: The Research and Science Education and the Technology and Innovation Subcommittees of the House Science and Technology Committee will hold a joint hearing on agency responses to the recent cybersecurity review. Witnesses include personnel from the National Science Foundation, the National Institute for Standards and Technology, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, […]

House Science and Technology Committee Starts Hearings on Cybersecurity

On June 10 the Research and Science Education subcommittee of the House Science and Technology Committee held a hearing on cybersecurity. This is the first of three planned hearings prompted by the Obama Administration’s recent cybersecurity review. On June 16 the Research and Science Education subcommittee will hold a hearing with the Technology and Innovation […]