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CMS head Tavenner, who presided over rocky HealthCare.gov launch, steps down

Marilyn Tavenner was thrust into the spotlight after the ill-fated launch of HealthCare.gov in October 2013, and she was among the officials called on by Congress to explain the massive IT failure.

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Clipping chips, health care phishing and USIS selling off

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Survey reveals feds' digital divide

Federal employees aren’t overly impressed with the way their agencies are doing digital, a new report says, but that doesn’t mean they’re not in favor of bringing more technology into their offices.

Lawmakers, former officials debate next move in cyberspace

The Obama administration has publicly accused North Korea of sponsoring the massive hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, and levied fresh sanctions against the Hermit Kingdom. For some inside and outside of government, that's not enough.

Map app, data gap and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Shared financial management

SEC data, federal pay raise, broadband proposals and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Science and Technology Directorate wants to talk

DHS S&T has launched the National Conversation on Homeland Security Technology to inject outside innovators into its tech development processes.

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DISA releases cloud security requirements guide

The Defense Information Systems Agency has laid out the criteria for commercial and non-Pentagon cloud providers to operate within DOD.

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A new model for program management

Creating governmentwide Program Management Centers of Excellence could save countless programs that are otherwise doomed to fail -- and do so on the cheap.

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Google joins PwC's Vista-based bid for military health records

Google's addition doesn't alter PwC's offering, but its web-based private cloud and collaboration tools could improve security and speed and lower costs, the company says.

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Clearing the health-records hurdle

Big changes are needed before electronic health records play a major part in stopping epidemics, experts say.

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Finding the federal angle at CES

Adapting consumer-oriented tech could lead to faster, more effective tools for the federal government, says CBP CTO Wolf Tombe.

The 2015 Federal 100

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