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The promise of technology transfer

DHS S&T is lining up more technologies to make the transition from government to commercial application, in hopes they will redound to the benefit of all. image: Miriam Nisbet of OGIS.

OGIS' Miriam Nisbet heads for the exits

After five years on the job, the founding director of the Office of Government Information Services believes that a deeper understanding and acceptance of FOIA is seeping into the federal government.

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Postal Service reveals cyber breach

The September attack, made public Nov. 10, potentially puts customer and employee personal information at risk, including addresses, Social Security numbers and emails.

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The future of FedRAMP

The General Services Administration's Matthew Goodrich predicts more agency-driven authorizations and previews a new two-year road map.

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How the Army is approaching its cloud strategy

Archie Mackie became product director of enterprise computing at the Army PEO EIS in June. In a Nov. 7 interview with FCW, he explained why the Army is cautious but hopeful in its adoption of the cloud.

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A dubious honor for, cyber-training priorities, worldwide warrants and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Verizon gets ATO for federal enterprise cloud services

Verizon’s Enterprise Cloud: Federal Edition joins a relatively small but growing pool of ATO-approved cloud service providers.

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VA reorg could further centralize IT

While IT procurement and design are already quite centralized under the Office of Information and Technology, sources tell FCW that telemedicine IT and app development at the Veterans Health Administration will be rolled up under the OI&T as well.

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Prepping, rethinking DOD contracts and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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18F hackathon aims to involve more women in civic tech

GSA's innovation hub hosts training day and coding collaboration geared toward women in technology.

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Maybe it's the managers who need training

The Presidential Management Fellows program aims to train the agency leaders of tomorrow and is expanding its STEM efforts. But many of the fellows say the program is falling short.

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Should social media affect your security clearance?

As continuous evaluation efforts ramp up, the intelligence community is testing ways to fold online postings into the mix.

The 2015 Federal 100

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