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Richard McKinney

DOT CIO on cyber, shared services and 'technology that is changing constantly'

Transportation Department CIO Richard McKinney says striking a balance between centralized and decentralized IT is one of his greatest challenges.

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NSA critics, storm warnings and free books

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DoD seeks ideas on mobile phones of the future

The government no longer drives the market for secure telecom because mobility is advancing faster than government procurement cycles.

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DoD plans upgrade to COBOL-based contract system

The Pentagon is looking to replace a 50-year-old content management system.

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GitHub: A Swiss Army knife for open government

What started as a version control system for code has become a platform for ideas and collaboration.

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IT hallway to launch in the fall

The "hallway" concept is part of GSA’s category management, aimed at creating a more efficient acquisition process.

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Classification by the numbers, website sprawl, a new DARPA deal and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Canceled procurement, gaps in VOIP, virtual currencies and the future of the Net

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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A new face, renewed vision at GSA policy office

Christine Harada has two distinct focuses for what she wants to achieve at the Office of Governmentwide Policy.

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NIST goes global with cyber framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has sent delegations to Tel Aviv and Tokyo, carrying a message of collaboration between government and industry.

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DARPA seeks online news provider

The proposed agency newsletter will serve an audience of about 120 DARPA personnel.

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Cyber shapes defense spending, privacy board reports on surveillance

News and notes from around the federal IT community.