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Cadet Second Class Josh Hayden helps a teammate with a computing challenge. Dr. Martin Carlisle (in red tie, background) the professor who leads the Cyber Competition Team, makes his rounds to help the cadets.

Meet the Air Force's future cyber force

FCW visited the Air Force Academy outside Colorado Springs, where a team of young cyber cadets is racking up medals and experience prized by Pentagon leaders.

Why agencies have 'barely scratched the surface' with shared services

A new survey finds that agency leaders fear lock-in, and are reluctant to adopt shared services without a clear cost/benefit analysis.

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Hiring, procurement are pain points for FirstNet

Building a national communications network for first responders is a massive undertaking, and no one seems pleased with the progress so far.

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State Department IG weighs in on broader email concerns

Report offers seven recommendations "to improve the use of record emails by Department of State employees and mission staff members."

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DHS IG: S&T Directorate needs better contract oversight

The Science and Technology Directorate said it will have strengthened contracting documentation processes in place by summer.

E-mail circling the globe

Clinton says she regrets not using .gov address

There are still lingering questions about the former secretary of State’s use of a private email address and server.

Terry Halvorsen

No-longer-acting Pentagon CIO holds forth

On his first full day as DOD's permanent CIO, Terry Halvorsen spoke with FCW about his push for hybrid data centers, the commercial cloud and cultivating trust with industry.

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Tech jobs, FAA video and OPM recruitment roadmap

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

bills with tight belt

Exploring the next wave of IT cost cutting

By applying a long-term mindset to strategic cost-saving initiatives, agencies can reshape how IT supports mission delivery.

Cybersecurity research

Fast track for cyber hiring, UK hacker and DHS prizes

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

compass innovation

When government is the innovator

Not every great technology starts in Silicon Valley.

OASIS tool and CBP app

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

The 2015 Federal 100

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