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More problems, delays for DMS
The military's new Defense Message System probably won't completely replace the current message network until early next year.

Army gets integration help
An unnamed vendor received a support contract to help define information systems across the Army.

Peregrine no longer bankrupt
Peregrine Systems Inc., a software vendor, has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy and plans a renewed push into the federal market.

DOD document site gets upgrade
An overhauled Web site will let Defense Department employees track documents throughout the printing and duplicating process.

GPO taps Young for prepress
The Government Printing Office appointed Dannie Young as superintendent of GPO's Electronic Photocomposition Division.

Raytheon, IBM to collaborate
Raytheon Co. and IBM Corp. are working together to design custom chips and systems for defense and aerospace.

Report: BIA has bad data
Bad data entry in a system for schools' maintenance and repair information could cost the Bureau of Indian Affairs millions.

USDA to train project managers
The Agriculture Department has hired Robbins-Gioia LLC to teach a five-week course on program management.

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    Massive open online courses can offer specialized IT instruction on a flexible schedule and on the cheap. That may not always mesh with government's preference for structure and certification, however.

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    Cybersecurity: 6 schools with the right stuff

    The federal government craves more cybersecurity professionals. These six schools are helping meet that demand.

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    Holgate to depart ATF

    Former ACT president will take a job with Gartner, follow his spouse to Vienna, Austria.

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    A new IG report cites security and productivity concerns associated with employees' use of the popular online collaboration tool.

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    Exclusive: The OPM breach details you haven't seen

    An official timeline of the Office of Personnel Management breach obtained by FCW pinpoints the hackers’ calibrated extraction of data, and the government's step-by-step response.

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    Deputy CIO Warren exits VA

    The onetime acting CIO at Veterans Affairs will be taking over CIO duties at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

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    DOD awards massive health records contract

    Leidos, Accenture and Cerner pull off an unexpected win of the multi-billion-dollar Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization contract, beating out the presumptive health-records leader.

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    Sweating the stolen data

    Millions of background-check records were compromised, OPM now says. Here's the jaw-dropping range of personal data that was exposed.

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    Let's talk about Alliant 2

    The General Services Administration is going to great lengths to gather feedback on its IT services GWAC. Will it make for a better acquisition vehicle?

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