Management


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Should every agency have an IG?

GAO says there are better alternatives for effective oversight of small agencies. Inspectors general, unsurprisingly, take a different view.

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FirstNet leader D'Agostino resigns

The general manager's departure comes as the First Responder Network Authority is in the process of developing a business plan and expanding its staff.

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Details emerge on scope of FBI's identification system

The next-generation database will contain as many as 52 million facial images, including millions taken for non-criminal investigations.

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Cobert: Unified clearance rules are a work in progress

Deputy director says administration is working to "make continuous evaluation a reality."

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GSA seeks industry input on NS2020

Recent request for information sheds light on the acquisition vehicle that will replace Networx.

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How bosses and workers see the federal workplace

A new report says a dangerous disconnect exists at several agencies -- and aligned views do not necessarily point to a happy workplace.

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Common-sense techniques to save taxpayer dollars

Basic business concepts such as price transparency can drive big savings. We need to apply them more broadly.

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DHS girds for fiscal 2016

Homeland Security officials talk priorities and possible pain points as budgets constrict yet again.

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GSA's Hashmi goes to GitHub to talk IT trends and strategies

In an April 11 GitChat, GSA's acting CIO stresses agile development, open source and modular contracts as priorities for his agency.

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Navy expects big savings from consolidated tasking system

Officials say TRACKER will trim the Navy's IT footprint and replace legacy, siloed systems.

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DOD expands use of IT Dashboard

Officials are posting more information on the site to comply with OMB's governmentwide IT reporting requirements.

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Why past performance must be part of acquisition reform

Past performance is one of the most important factors in contractor selection, and the government should do more to ensure that such information is accurate and objective.