Facing Obamacare enrollment deadline, these states are pushing for more time

Some states running their own health insurance exchanges are weighing an extension of the Obamacare enrollment period because of faulty technology.

CMS awarded $58M to firm it already fired

Verizon Terremark will continue working on, even though the Obama administration hired a replacement. had a glaring security flaw that wasn’t patched until last week

For weeks, the vulnerability allowed attackers to grab unencrypted user information like e-mail addresses.

Obamacare Web site may be a disaster, but people love Social Security’s site

A new ranking looks at the federal websites that are doing something right

Reader mail: Can Agile development work for government, anyway?

People had lots to say about the route not taken for

Here’s what and the F-35 have in common

They both tell us a lot about what goes wrong when the government buys stuff.

Government did a poor job on A private firm might’ve been worse.

High-profile failures by contractors running huge projects led the Department of Defense to stop letting them do it.

CGI Federal landed the contract. Here’s how it fights for the ones it loses.

Section 8 contracts are just another of CGI's many sources of revenue. But they need to be tended.

Why it’s almost impossible to find out how much actually cost

It's hard to categorize what, exactly, a government contract is paying for.

It might take a long time to get working, no matter what Obama does

The Obama administration is adding more people to Obamacare's flagship Web site. That might be a mistake.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Oct 22, 2013
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The way government does tech is outdated and risky

For software development projects, forget waterfalls. Go agile.