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Up next at the 'Data Department'

Lynn Overmann, deputy chief data officer at Commerce, wants to "turbocharge" the department's open data initiatives.

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Feds' cloud relationship knotty but ultimately nice

Considerable worry about security is leavened by what many IT managers term a "very successful" experience with cloud services.

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New spectrum chief and a Coast Guard cyber plan

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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It's mobile's world, we just live in it

DMI's top mobile trends for 2015 include increased leveraging of mobile for the Internet of Things and a brisker move toward wearables and "phablets."

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Goodrich: 'FedRAMP high' baseline coming soon

Draft baseline to be released for public comment on Jan. 27.

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IT buying experiments preview 'Acquisition of the Future'

Today’s pockets of innovation give glimpses of the tomorrow’s buyers and marketplace.

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DHA readies $10 billion IT contract

A final indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity IT services solicitation is expected in the third quarter of 2015.

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DHS eyes FirstNet to expand mobile capabilities

The Department of Homeland Security is also seeking faster development of mobile apps.

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IG details fundamental flaws in HealthCare.gov IT acquisition

HHS IG says CMS failed to develop an “overarching acquisition strategy” for the HealthCare.gov.

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The latest chapter in 'preventing the next Snowden'

A DISA project with Metalogix is aimed at dispensing with the kind of thumb drives that aided NSA contractor Edward Snowden's activities.

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U.S. intelligence challenged by technology, cyber

In what might be described as a State of U.S. Intelligence address, Undersecretary of Defense Michael Vickers said insecurity in cyberspace is on par with terrorism but IT can help with the challenge.

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Health IT office CIO, USDS hiring, chip-and-PIN cards and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.