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Daniels: CTIIC will take pressure off White House

The new cyber intel center will have about 50 staffers to start, with about half permanent employees and half detailees from intelligence agencies.

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How Congress can make cyber reforms real

Congressional oversight is essential to ensuring compliance with cybersecurity legislation. Here are three ways lawmakers can improve that oversight.

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Growth in big data draws women to statistics

The field of statistics is booming, thanks in large part to the increased need for data analysts.

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Critical tech, reverse auctions and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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ESRI, DISA, acquisitions and the cloud

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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A CIO aims for extreme outsourcing

Joe Paiva says he wants his Commerce Department agency "to be out of the IT business by July."

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CTO to agencies: Be a good customer

One way of being a better customer, says federal CTO Megan Smith, is to develop a contracting process more in touch with vendors.

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Data analytics and engineering: How to optimize your federal building

Intelligent building management systems monitor operational performance and energy use to identify root causes and correct deficiencies.

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IGs seek more access to agency data

Inspectors general complain to Congress that agencies often respond to requests for information with claims that it is protected by law.

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PSC acquires TechAmerica Foundation operations

The Professional Services Council will take over the Vision Forecast and Conference, annual CIO survey and American Technology Awards.

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Flagging skill sets yet to be addressed

GAO says a shortage of telecom expertise slowed transition to a new system and drove up the cost.

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ONC releases interoperability road map

Baseline standards for interoperability could ultimately affect the level of reimbursement from Medicare and other federal health programs.

The 2015 Federal 100

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