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Steve Goodrich

3 ways to get more out of the Data Act

An expert in government management and transformation argues more is required of Congress and agencies alike.

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SEC plans a makeover for EDGAR

The Securities and Exchange Commission intends to award a contract to overhaul its online public company filing system by the end of September.

Admiral William E. Gortney

Northern Command nominee: U.S. behind in cyber defense

Adm. William Gortney says he would explore better coordination with DHS.

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Security checks, Moore's law, spectrum sharing and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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The dirty truth about missing emails

While many agencies have been developing and adopting strategies to manage their records electronically, the IRS scandal has revealed a gaping chasm between policy and implementation.

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HealthCare.gov IT contract opens for bidders

A few bells and whistles are planned for the next iteration of HealthCare.gov.

National Labs Bechtel training program

Teaming up to train, recruit cyber specialists

Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos will work with Bechtel to provide hands-on experience in both national security and industry environments.

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Interior gets green light for Drupal consolidation initiative

The Interior Department is consolidating nine content management platforms into one, built with open source software.

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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Squeezing Defense IT, dinging FDIC and arguing for better access to space

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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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.

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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.