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Remembering the human element in innovation

Tighter budgets could be a catalyst for rethinking how government operates, says OMB's Kathryn Stack.

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Feds doing a better job of sorting out bad contractors

GAO says suspension and debarment actions have more than doubled over the past four years.

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Enterprise-wide software license management lags, GAO finds

Without executive direction from the federal CIO, agencies will have difficulty realizing cost savings through enterprise-wide software license management, says a new report.

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Senate panel approves DHS cyber hiring measure

The bill is aimed at giving the Department of Homeland Security more flexibility in hiring cybersecurity specialists.

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CHCOs seek improved training, hiring flexibility

As agency budgets continue to flatline, federal human resources executives see a need to transform the way the government recruits, hires, trains and rewards employees.

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Infrastructure cyber intrusion: A cautionary tale

ICS-CERT typically does not provide much detail when reporting incursions, but it made an exception for two recent cases to highlight the dangers.

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Treasury official calls for quick Data Act demos

As Treasury moves to implement the Data Act, potential costs and agency buy-in remain concerns.

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Veterans and the cybersecurity gap

Vets need jobs. Everybody needs cyber-specialists. And situational awareness could be the thread to connect the two.

Building the systems for innovation

Federal agencies can't operate like Silicon Valley startups, but even the largest organization can manage for great innovation.

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GSA stands by for OASIS protests

An industry analyst said the agency virtually guaranteed protests by using written debriefings instead of face-to-face meetings with unsuccessful vendors.

Obama taps national security veteran to oversee HealthCare.gov

The lack of a financial management system for HealthCare.gov continues to trouble oversight agencies and insurance carriers.

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Sneaking up on agile development

When implementing agile development, agencies should focus on results rather than how to get there, said Shawn Kingsberry, CIO of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.