Management


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OASIS SB kicks off with training session

GSA held a seminar for awardees just days after the last protests against the contracting vehicle were dismissed.

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Obama's pick to lead the VA led a private-sector digital revolution

As CEO of Procter & Gamble, Bob McDonald worked to transform marketing and operations using technology, and to create digital literacy standards within the executive ranks.

Wikipedia image; official image from his profile at USAF: Lieutenant General William Lord.

How FITARA can fix the federal government's IT problem

Empowering a much smaller set of CIOs would set the stage for agency innovation.

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Disruptive defense tech, IC transparency, GSA's newest BPAs and a $427M bid protest

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Food for thought: CIOs as venture capitalists

A new report argues that IT executives need a new mindset.

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CFPB's Ashwin Vasan: Build teams with 'a passion for doing things differently'

The CIO for the government's youngest agency says that even in start-up mode, building a culture of innovation is tricky.

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Calling all women in IT

New research highlights the untapped potential of a more gender-balanced workforce.

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Census, cyber, satellites and soccer

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Overcoming the fear of change can save our government billions

Video collaboration can bring big savings and efficiency gains, if managers get past their status-quo concerns.

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Buying agile without jumping through hoops

Agile development can be less risky than the traditional approach, but getting the best results takes flexibility and continuous involvement by government and contractor teams.

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Senate panel approves IT, cyber legislation

FITARA, FISMA updates and a cybersecurity consolidation bill now move to the full Senate, as does the nomination of Shaun Donovan to head OMB.

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Halvorsen echoes Rogers’ call to complete JIE

The Pentagon’s acting CIO offers some blunt talk on how best to deploy a department-wide IT platform.