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Skip the buzz, get to the innovation

For DHS CIOs, beating the other guy at innovation is sometimes a matter of life and death.

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Unpacking Terry Halvorsen’s 3 reasons for pursuing BYOD

Bob Stevens contends that the Pentagon's test program is proof of BYOD's importance.

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Pentagon explores multiple paths to electronic warfare acquisition

Innovation is increasingly crucial to EW, says Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition Katrina McFarland.

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Agencies seek at least $75 million in digital service funding

Most CFO Act agencies have made budget requests to fund Digital Services teams.

The 2015 redesign of Commerce.gov

GPO designs Commerce website, coalition battles botnets and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Victor Gavin the Navy

Mobile: It's not just IT, it's an adventure

PEO-EIS Victor Gavin says the Navy wants to adopt not only new technologies, but also a mobile mindset.

Mark Naggar, Project Manager for the HHS Buyers Club.

HHS Buyers Club setting an example

As the procurement program nears its first anniversary, other federal agencies are latching onto some of its ideas.

Frank Kendall

Cyber takes center stage in Pentagon's new acquisition guidance

Better Buying Power 3.0 adds cybersecurity to the list of potential trouble spots in weapons, IT and other acquisitions.

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Good management or measurement make-work?

Goals are good, but reporting requirements can easily get out of hand.

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Army shifts logistics data to IBM cloud

The Army's move to the on-premise cloud took place over the past year and is based at Army Materiel Command headquarters in Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

Lt. Col. Timothy Kneeland, commander of JBSA

At Joint Base San Antonio, Air Force lags on JRSS

Lt. Col. Timothy Kneeland, commander of Joint Base San Antonio’s 502nd Communications Squadron, says the base’s Air Force component is running behind on a key DOD IT modernization project.

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Coast Guard IT security gaps cited

A DHS IG report said Coast Guard IT remains vulnerable to removable media and email threats.

The 2015 Federal 100

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