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Necessity is the mother of Navy acquisition reform

The Navy's Innovation Cell is designed to speed up a lumbering acquisition system by getting vendors involved earlier in the process.

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Venkatapathi Puvvada: The coalition builder

Unisys Federal Systems' Venkatapathi Puvvada, this year's Eagle award winner for industry, stresses the importance of community.

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SEWP winners and cyber legislation

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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FAA unveils new drone-test policy

The interim policy is aimed at speeding up authorizations for commercial UAS operators.

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Pentagon official: DoD-VA info sharing improving, but work remains

Real time data transactions between the VA and Pentagon are growing, and have expanded to include the Veterans Benefits Administration.

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Checking on Pre Check, FBI cyber and a real-life force field

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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What, exactly, does a digital service team do?

At the Commerce Department, Mike Kruger is mapping out a plan.

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Air Force, Intel take a crack at malware market

FCW recently visited the Air Force Academy’s Center of Innovation, where a team of researchers is trying to take large swaths of malware off the market with the help of Intel Corp.

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Getting agile -- with acquisition and development alike

Switching to cloud-based services and agile development is as much about changing agency culture as it is about technology.

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Private-sector drones test friendly foreign skies

Amazon says the FAA's approach to regulating unmanned aerial systems is outdated.

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CMS releases new data exchange rule for health records

The comment period on the proposed EHR rule ends May 29.

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Data.gov help desk, FTC tech office and credit card theft

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

The 2015 Federal 100

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