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ODNI crowdsources speech-recognition software

Automatic speech-recognition software that works in challenging acoustic environments is the "holy grail of the speech research community."

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Agencies' declining use of performance data

The government's use of performance information is down from 2007, despite GAO's attempts to promote its long-term operational benefits.

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It's too soon to abandon CIOs

Alan Balutis argues we should let CIOs perform as the Clinger-Cohen Act intended before reinventing the role yet again.

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Risky business

SBA's innovation office invests in solutions to problems that don't yet exist – like the 2007 seed funding for research into an effective Ebola treatment.

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FEMA logistics management system falls short

An IG report says the system does not communicate well with those of FEMA partners, making it difficult to track supplies for disaster relief.

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More SEWP V vendors, DOD cloud pilots, NSF data projects and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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4 cybersecurity gurus to follow on Twitter

Here are four particularly insightful cybersecurity experts worth following on Twitter.

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NASA names SEWP V winners

The government-wide IT contract's final awards were put off a month as NASA waded through 233 proposals.

Social Security data, smartphone encryption and DHS HQ

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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TechAmerica questions GSA telecom effort

The tech industry group said GSA's announced plans for NS2020 are "out of synch" with its stated intention of overhauling telecom contracting.

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33 firms hired to work on HealthCare.gov

CGI Federal got most of the bad press, but there were a lot of chefs stirring the HealthCare.gov pot.

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Net control, IS attacks, PC prices and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!