Agencies


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GSA getting out of the warehouse business

The move won't affect distribution of IT goods "at this point," but speaks to the agency's push for more-agile acquisition.

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Make the case for mobility

Winning approaches by federal leaders suggest that mobile success begins not with a device, but with a proper business plan.

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Some small firms doubt efficacy of SBA assistance

The Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program fails to prepare potential vendors for the competitive environment of federal contracting, says a new study.

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Instameets provide an inside view of government

Instameets serve as meeting organizers for Instagram users to post photos of a place or event at a specific time.

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Three things to watch on information sharing

The ODNI'S Kshemendra Paul offers a guide to the 2014 Information Sharing Environment.

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Agencies launch online complaint system for veteran education

The effort involves a half-dozen federal agencies and is intended to smooth the GI Bill process for veterans and dependents.

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Borras leaving DHS for private sector

Undersecretary for management's departure will shift responsibility for Homeland Security's $19 billion annual procurement budget.

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Website problems drive drop in satisfaction with government

Only Internet service providers got a lower rating than the government in the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index survey, and federal websites bear much of the blame.

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Presidential fellow hawks MyUSA site as proof government can innovate

The upcoming launch of the My.USA.gov will help agencies engage with the public, says Hillary Hartley.

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Defense, DHS, VA drive rise in federal employment

Three national-security related departments accounted for 77 percent of the total government-wide increase in compensation from 2004 to 2012.

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GAO: Protect next-gen 911 from cyberattack

With multiple federal entities working on emergency response communications, GAO says DHS should take the lead.

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Walter Reed brings crisis communications system online

The Navy Yard shooting in D.C. and the Fort Hood attack in Texas have increased the focus on workplace security at government installations.