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Schedule 70 cloud listing could shower benefits

Procurement experts are enthusiastic about adding a separate cloud services category to the venerable contracting vehicle.

Karen DeSalvo

DeSalvo: Time for the heavy lifting on health record interoperability

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is pushing for a road map "specific enough that people will know what they're supposed to do when."

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What, exactly, does a cloud broker do?

The role cloud brokers play in government IT remains largely undefined, but Microsoft's Susie Adams says the game is changing quickly.

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18F's API standards, GSA's newest dashboard, FCC's cyber-obligations and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community

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Why the Apple-IBM deal could be a game-changer for gov

Analysts say the newly announced collaboration could be a very big deal for federal mobility.

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Treasury Secretary warns of cyber threats to financial sector

Jacob Lew says cyber defense "will be a central test for all of us going forward."

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Gibson: VA pursuing schedule fix on multiple tracks

The VA hopes to have a quick patch for scheduling software in place as it pursues a new system.

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FBI seeks on-premise cloud for crime data division

Data centers at the Criminal Justice Information Services headquarters in Clarksburg, W.Va., could be in line for an upgrade.

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Data-driven department to get chief data officer

The Commerce Department is looking for a CDO to carry out its vision for unlocking the potential of federal data.

Susan Brooks

DHS could get a bit more social

Bill would open up DHS social media workgroup to more private-sector input.

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Network disruptions, DISA's DECC shutdown and still more industry advice

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Another day, another cyber indictment

A second indictment in as many months accuses the owner of a Chinese aviation firm of selling data stolen from U.S. defense contractors to state-owned companies in China.