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Embrace agility or die, says CIO of USDA's Risk Management Agency

This article was updated from its original to better represent the RMA's deployment of BUF Agile. Washington, D.C.--Last year, Chad Sheridan, CIO of USDA's risk management agency, wrote a...

Spotlight: USDA moves ahead with BYOD despite security 'angst'

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is drafting a BYOD strategy, which our sister publication  FierceMobileGovernment  reported on.

Federal agencies mobilize field workers, even as some businesses ignore them

An important component for many businesses, the field worker is too often skipped over in mobile enterprise app plans. But by upgrading the workflows of those workers, one organization not usually known for its efficiency--the federal government--has found just that through enterprise apps, according to a visionary panel held here Wednesday at the Federal Mobile Computing Summit.

GAO: Agriculture Dept. spends $100 per subscriber per month to build rural broadband

The federal government may be spending more on rural broadband subscriptions than the subscribers themselves, says a new study--though some of the reasons why remain a mystery.

Building a better electronic library at USDA

The Agriculture Department hopes to combine 10 databases of reference material, creating integrated search and alerts for at least 100 million records.