Exec Tech


Rear Adm. Robert Day, USCG

CIOs preach the power of resilience

Federal agencies not only need a disaster plan, they need to rehearse it repeatedly.

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Next thing to worry about: Cybercrime as a service

New report suggests the tools to penetrate protected systems are increasingly bought, not built.

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Study: Shared services could save government $28 billion

While three quarters of respondents said shared services are a strategic initiative for their agency CIOs, only about 40 percent of agencies have defined goals and objectives.

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Beyond the buzz of big data

The Army and the SEC are two agencies putting big data to use right now.

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Telework Week totals more than 160,000 participants

Mobile Work Exchange calculates that this year’s 163,495 Telework Week participants -- most of them federal employees -- saved nearly $14 million in commuting costs.

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2013 lapses drive new performance goals

The cross-agency priority goals announced in the 2015 budget grew out of the failures of HealthCare.gov and NSA security in the Snowden affair.