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Money, promiscuous partnering and 'intrapreneurs'

ACT-IAC workshop explores what's really required for innovation in the public sector.

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May leads NIST, Sandia explores scanning

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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The Internet of government things

U.S. CTO Todd Park and GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini peg the Internet of things as a tool that could revolutionize the way government delivers services.

IBM's new cloud offering and DOE's storm tracking app

News and notes from the federal IT community.

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TSA looks to cloud providers for disaster recovery

The move is part of a broader plan to move the DHS component to virtual services.

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House bill seeks to reform DHS buying habits

The measure also would make DHS' CIO the lead technical authority for that agency's IT acquisition programs.

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The myth of the telework gender gap

New data has destroyed the notion that teleworking is the nearly exclusive province of women with small children.

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FedRAMP deadline a soft one

Neither the GSA nor OMB is taking a hard stance on compliance with cloud-security guidelines, at least for the time being.

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USAF cloud pilot, FSSI protests, highway hackers, a new day for drones and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Amazon takes up HealthCare.gov role

Adding AWS as a subcontractor is one piece of the plan to overhaul HealthCare.gov before the next open enrollment period.

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TSA says incoming PreCheck data might contain errors

Booking agents and airline data systems can sometimes inadvertently short-circuit the transfer of personal data used to link participants to their Known Traveler Numbers.

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Senior White House official talks cyber goals, legislative outlook

In a Q&A with FCW , Ari Schwartz, senior director for cybersecurity at the White House, talks about whether legislation can reinforce and complement White House cyber-policy goals.