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DISA director: Industry has a role in Pentagon cloud

While the Snowden and Manning leaks may have underlined the importance of the Joint Information Environment, it is unclear if they accelerated the timetable for completion.

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Stat overflow?

Screening IT projects at the start could be a boon -- but it's got to be done right.

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GSA holds Demo Day for 18F

The General Services Administration's coming-out party for its 18F digital incubator showed off the program's multifaceted capabilities.

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Information security incidents by agency

The Office of Management and Budget's annual report to Congress on the Federal Information Security Management Act details which agencies are getting hit and how.

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Lockheed looks to open standards

The standardized software is intended to boost the sharing of cyber-threat information through automation.

Pairing up for shared services

Potential users and providers should try to match their needs as closely as possible, top IT managers say.

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Study: Pentagon needs strategic approach to UAVs

A Center for Strategic and International Studies report notes decreased R&D spending at the same time several other countries are gearing up their own drone programs.

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NIH readies new IT contract

The $20 billion solicitation will give agencies access to commodities and solutions related to a variety of IT initiatives, Washington Technology reports.

Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel, shown here at a 2012 NIST event

OMB plans Digital Service to improve IT delivery

Tech professionals would serve in government for two- to four-year rotations on a full-time basis, possibly supplemented with private sector professionals pitching in a given project for a month at a time.

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Exit interview: Joseph Klimavicz

The outgoing NOAA CIO says that of the many innovations he has led at the agency, a recently unveiled big data plan is the "most out of the box" -- and he is sorry he won't be around to see it through as he heads to the Justice Department.

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GAO nudges DHS on high-risk areas

A new report both commends and jabs DHS for its work on IT acquisition and management.

NSA funds 'science of cybersecurity' research

Four universities are participating through the creation of "lablets" -- small laboratories launched with a first-year cost of about $8 million.