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Shared financial management

SEC pushback, faulty tax forms and hackers at State

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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GovTV: DJ Patil's data vision

The newly named chief data scientist sketches the future of data-driven government.

Michael Daniel speaking at the Atlantic Council

The new frontier for information sharing

A week after two big moves on cybersecurity policy, cyber czar Michael Daniel reflects on the avenues for public-private information sharing.

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Database costs, paper-less procurement, Lockheed hires and a loss for ID management

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DJ Patil tapped as U.S. chief data scientist

The man who declared data scientist "the sexiest job of the 21st century” now plays that part for the federal government.

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Secret Service head named, accused hacker pleads and Navy patents honored

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Pushing ahead on spectrum sharing

Draft recommendations to address how government and industry might begin to sort out issues of security classification in spectrum sharing were adopted Feb. 18.

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Online ID grants, NGA personnel, DARPA IT and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

UAV in flight

Privacy guidelines issued for government drones

New memo guards against cross-agency sharing, but leaves large loopholes.

Los Alamos knows bombs

The national laboratory has launched a Web portal aimed at helping public and private partners detect and deal with explosives.

President Obama in the Oval Office (White House Photo)

Obama gets an earful about acquisition

GSA's FAS leader has briefed the president on the agency's acquisition improvement efforts.

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DOD shutters two 'influence' websites covering Africa

Similar sites covering the Persian Gulf and Central Asia remain in operation.

The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.