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DGI is an unbiased media outlet which aggregates news stories from a variety of industry resources. Below you will find a collection of articles on essential government IT management topics. 

DOJ Taps 18F for FOIA Portal
The Justice Department’s Office of Information Policy is working to create one portal where citizens can easily go to request documents covered by FOIA. The goal is to have something operational by the end of the calendar year. Read the full article published on here.
NARA: More agencies than expected missed 2016 email deadline 1
NARA estimated that 92% of agencies would meet the 2016 email management goal to manage email records in electronic format, but in reality only about 81% of agencies managed to hit this target. Read the full article published on here.
How investing in technology can transform government and cut costs
The new administration wants the federal government to run more efficiently at at reduced cost. Investing and and implementing new technology is a key way that government can reduce costs. Read the full article published on here.
Basic standards for website performance include security, speed, accessibility for users with disabilities and ease of mobile access. Unfortunately, only eight percent of the most viewed federal websites meet the basic standards. Many of the federal websites do not event meet U.S government requirements for the web. Read the full
IT modernization is just the beginning
System modernizations are an area that the government can no longer ignore, with the threat of security breaches and business risks continuing to grow with older technologies. Read the full article published on here.
VA shakes up infosec ranks
Moves in the senior IT ranks at the Department of Veterans after CIO LaVerne Council exits will lead to success in modernizing the systems. Read the full article published on here.
Security in the cloud
Cloud computing and SaaS-based applications help organizations lower infrastructure costs, easily leverage new capabilities, and have increased support for customers. However, the cloud also has increased the complexity for IT security. Read the full article published on here.
After the award: How to make contracts deliver
Stemming from the notion that “all the value from contracting comes after the contract is awarded” it is essential that the performance of the contract measures up to high standards. Collaboration, communication and trust are three essential pillars to focus on for successful contract performance. Read the full article published
Does the U.S. have new clout over the global internet?
With the U.S.’s control of the internet architecture moved to a global, multi-stakeholder group, the federal goverenment now has a strengthened ability to help U.S. companies in their bid to obtain domain rights. Read the full article published on here.