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GitHub: A Swiss Army knife for open government

What started as a version control system for code has become a platform for ideas and collaboration.

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IT hallway to launch in the fall

The "hallway" concept is part of GSA’s category management, aimed at creating a more efficient acquisition process.

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Classification by the numbers, website sprawl, a new DARPA deal and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Canceled procurement, gaps in VOIP, virtual currencies and the future of the Net

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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A new face, renewed vision at GSA policy office

Christine Harada has two distinct focuses for what she wants to achieve at the Office of Governmentwide Policy.

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The cybersecurity framework and you

Deconstructing the tools that have emerged from Obama's executive order on securing critical infrastructure.

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NSTIC pilot offers identity proofing for health records

Security is a growing issue as more medical practices offer patients online access to their own health records.

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NIST goes global with cyber framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has sent delegations to Tel Aviv and Tokyo, carrying a message of collaboration between government and industry.


DARPA seeks online news provider

The proposed agency newsletter will serve an audience of about 120 DARPA personnel.

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Program management: The importance of architecture

Integrating a comprehensive business architecture into an IT program's technical architecture can reduce risk and save time and money.

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Cyber shapes defense spending, privacy board reports on surveillance

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Social Security plans pivot to agile

SSA is in the midst of migrating its data operations to a 300,000 square foot facility that is still under construction.