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DOD IG: Pentagon falling short on cloud strategy

A new inspector general's report says the Defense Department has not adequately trained acquisition and contract specialists who buy cloud services.

Terry Halvorsen

Halvorsen: JRSS tests reveal solid backbone

Acting DOD CIO Terry Halvorsen said initial tests of the Joint Regional Security Stacks revealed sound plans for the program's architecture, but that some fine-tuning and better education of those operating JRSS will be needed.

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Early IoT adopters see opportunities and obstacles

The Internet of Things is changing the way companies do business, but challenges abound.

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Treasury nominee, spectrum sharing, cyber dialogue and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Internet of Things on docket for new Congress

The incoming GOP Senate majority is likely to focus on how the government regulates the growing universe of networks and connected devices.

Cyber justice, (ISC)2 shuffle and Nuix deal

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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OFPP pushes data-driven procurement

A memo from Administrator Anne Rung outlines a plan to spread the gospel of strategic sourcing and category management governmentwide.

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Taking ownership of the Data Act

GAO and Treasury representatives told lawmakers that implementation of the Data Act is about to enter a crucial phase.

Lt. Gen. William J. Bender

Air Force CIO plots comprehensive cyber strategy

USAF Lt. Gen. William Bender is planning a broad review of the service’s cyber vulnerabilities.

Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel, shown here at a 2012 NIST event

VanRoekel: Tech investments in Ebola fight could pay long-term dividends

USAID’s chief innovation officer says IT "plays a foundational and fundamental role" in U.S. assistance in West Africa -- and can help prepare for the next catastrophic epidemic as well.

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Make open data actually work

The public's demand for transparency means agencies must share data in ways that the average person can understand. Here's how.

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Iran hacking, IPv6 and North Korea v. Sony

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.