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Pivoting for the next big leap in government IT

For all the advancements we've seen in consumer technology and enterprise applications in the past couple of decades, government networks have remained largely unchanged.

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DOT CIO on cyber, shared services and 'technology that is changing constantly'

Transportation Department CIO Richard McKinney says striking a balance between centralized and decentralized IT is one of his greatest challenges.

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NSA critics, storm warnings and free books

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DoD seeks ideas on mobile phones of the future

The government no longer drives the market for secure telecom because mobility is advancing faster than government procurement cycles.

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DoD plans upgrade to COBOL-based contract system

The Pentagon is looking to replace a 50-year-old content management system.

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IT hallway to launch in the fall

The "hallway" concept is part of GSA’s category management, aimed at creating a more efficient acquisition process.

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GitHub: A Swiss Army knife for open government

What started as a version control system for code has become a platform for ideas and collaboration.

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Classification by the numbers, website sprawl, a new DARPA deal and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Canceled procurement, gaps in VOIP, virtual currencies and the future of the Net

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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A new face, renewed vision at GSA policy office

Christine Harada has two distinct focuses for what she wants to achieve at the Office of Governmentwide Policy.

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The cybersecurity framework and you

Deconstructing the tools that have emerged from Obama's executive order on securing critical infrastructure.

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NSTIC pilot offers identity proofing for health records

Security is a growing issue as more medical practices offer patients online access to their own health records.