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DHS and KeyPoint hiring, Brennan defending and drones flying

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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'Social as an enterprise strategy'

GSA CIO Sonny Hashmi offered attendees at a Digital Government Institute cloud and data conference insight into the evolving nature of government-citizen relations.

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More China hacking, a deputy director for OPM and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Issa report paints picture of strife, factionalism in run-up to HealthCare.gov launch

IT leaders at the Health and Human Services Department considered pushing for a limited launch to test for problems, but were rebuffed.

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ICITE ready to ramp up, ODNI official says

The long-planned joint IT environment is becoming more tangible to intel analysts.

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Census data scandal 'not as bad as we initially thought'

A Commerce Department IG report and a joint congressional investigation effectively cleared the Philadelphia Census office of allegations that it manipulated data for political purposes but found plenty of other problems.

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Palantir's GSA pricing info posted on Hacker News site

The post includes a price list taken from the GSA Advantage ordering system -- which GSA says is not even accurate -- for Palantir Technologies' Gotham and Metropolis products.

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House bill would ease 'meaningful use' provisions on EHRs

Doctors and hospitals are increasingly pushing back against the government’s schedule for adoption of electronic health records.

Eliminating reports, monitoring email, funding ID research and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Analytics will target obvious health law fraudsters, tax official says

IRS's head of compliance and analytics plans for new complexities surrounding health insurance subsidies and other trouble spots.

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ISIS cyber capability judged more 'aspirational' than operational

The terrorist group’s slick social media presence is a far cry from being able to hack critical infrastructure, cybersecurity experts say.

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The burdens of data for IGs and auditors alike

The results are in for AGA & Kearny’s latest survey for federal IGs and state auditors, listing data analytics and cybersecurity at the forefront of their concerns.

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