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It's about the customers, not the stakeholders

18F pioneer Greg Godbout proclaims that his "entire career in the federal government has been disappointing stakeholders, and I see that as leading the way to success."

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VA sees sharp uptick in cyberattacks

The top tech official at Veterans Affairs said the department risks being "overwhelmed" if the number of attacks continues to increase.

Wikimedia image: Senator John Thune.

Thune seeks answers on White House cyber breach

The chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee wants to know if any personal or policy information was stolen.

Shutterstock image (by Maksim Kabakou): cloud computing concept, security.

DISA cloud providers, DHS streamlining, a new IT management bill and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

"Big Data Goes Mainstream" front cover.

Delivering on the promise of big data

Agencies have moved beyond the buzzword and are making big data part of their everyday missions.

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Air Force setting up separate Silicon Valley office

The USAF will open an office in Silicon Valley that will complement the one the Pentagon plans.

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NASA plays show-and-tell on the Hill

America's space agency took to Capitol Hill to show lawmakers the tech advances taxpayers' dollars are buying -- and how they could help humans reach Mars.

Cloud SIN, space tech, fed data and transition planning

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DOD tech deficits, NASA grants, a FirstNet industry day and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community

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Marine cyber commander reassures comm officers

Maj. Gen. Daniel O'Donohue told communications officers that their contributions are not being overshadowed by cyber specialists.


IARPA, IBM look to advance quantum computing

IBM scientists say they have solved a crucial problem in quantum computing, just in time for an upcoming IARPA event on the subject.

U.S. Digtial Service talk and demo promotional image.

OSTP, USDS, 18F gather the techies to talk data and design

The inaugural get-together of "moveForward(100)" gave Internet specialists a platform for sharing successes and upcoming projects.

The 2015 Federal 100

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