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Task force taps the brakes on interoperability

The seamless transfer of health data could mean large incumbent providers lose market advantage and the ability to act as information gatekeepers.

Frank Kendall

Can Better Buying Power 3.0 preserve America's tech edge?

Kendall, Hagel make the geopolitical case for improving defense acquisition as the Pentagon prepares to announce the latest version of its reform program.

Rana Lahiri and Mark DeRosa.

How data analytics can improve real property management

Real estate is a massive (and complicated) part of agency operations. Leading-edge analytics help make the most of existing footprints.

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Huge Heartbleed data theft logged

An FBI warning says an attacker is targeting personal data and valuable intellectual property, such as information related to the development of medical devices and equipment.

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McClure to Veris, Microsoft in court, tech transfer at Los Alamos and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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USDS additions, Google dorking and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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President nominates Deyo to DHS management slot

Longtime Johnson & Johnson executive would fill vacancy left by Raphael Borras.

The perils of petascale IT projects

Why SBInet, HealthCare.gov and ECSS are just the beginning of large-scale IT project failures.

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Tactical clouds, techie politicians and better bandwidth for the troops

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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GSA: No freeze on adding vendors to services schedules

Agency had planned a pause, but found a better solution that can accommodate new additions.

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600 million reasons to embrace Energy Star

Congress may mandate more data center efficiency, but CIOs shouldn't wait.

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PreCheck, Global Entry programs pass milestones

TSA continues to expand traveler programs and work through data hiccups.