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Top 100 contractors, flashcard apps and a DHS departure

News and notes from the federal IT community.

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SEC trying out the business information officer

CIO Thomas Bayer brought the idea to government from his time at Capital One.

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Cloud: Are we there yet?

Maria Roat, Kevin Dulany and others discuss what's next for FedRAMP.

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3 rules for managing mobility

It is possible to balance data security and user flexibility -- if agencies follow these key guidelines.

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Managing the mobile workforce

As agencies log successes in enterprisewide initiatives, the familiar challenges of security and trust remain.

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Stop reinventing the mobility wheel

Rather than creating custom apps from scratch, agencies should take advantage of the opportunity to build on one another's valuable data and code.

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VA telehealth savings, Internet of Things security, and making at the White House

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DoD releases update to electronic health record plan

The Department of Defense is close to releasing a final solicitation for its long-awaited electronic health record solution.

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What 18F aims to accomplish

Rather than skirting the federal procurement system, GSA's 18F is designed to address challenges head on, says Lena Trudeau.

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Malware methodology, drone launchers and a health IT departure

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

From disruption to innovation: Bridging a growing cultural gap

If we want real innovation, we need to stop looking for ways to circumvent the federal acquisition system and work together to improve it, writes Stan Soloway.

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Fed agency eyeing commercial UAS apps

The U.S. Geological Survey is watching the FAA-monitored testing of unmanned craft as it ponders possible use of the systems.