Management


A small drone that crashed Jan. 26, 2015, on the White House grounds.  (Photo: U.S. Secret Service)

Contracts OK'd, drone crashes, leave bill introduced

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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NGA to merge CIO and IT services

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency reorganization is an effort to bolster IC ITE, an ambitious IC-wide IT architecture.

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Up next at the 'Data Department'

Lynn Overmann, deputy chief data officer at Commerce, wants to "turbocharge" the department's open data initiatives.

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New policies are cause for contractor optimism

Several activities in the new Congress signal a shift in spending and strategy that will require increased support from contractors.

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Feds' cloud relationship knotty but ultimately nice

Considerable worry about security is leavened by what many IT managers term a "very successful" experience with cloud services.

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IT buying experiments preview 'Acquisition of the Future'

Today’s pockets of innovation give glimpses of the tomorrow’s buyers and marketplace.

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DHA readies $10 billion IT contract

A final indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity IT services solicitation is expected in the third quarter of 2015.

Mary Davie, GSA

Category management will live on at GSA

People who work with GSA are confident that others who share Dan Tangherlini's reform instincts will keep the efforts running after his departure.

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IG details fundamental flaws in HealthCare.gov IT acquisition

HHS IG says CMS failed to develop an “overarching acquisition strategy” for the HealthCare.gov.

chip and PIN card terminal

Health IT office CIO, USDS hiring, chip-and-PIN cards and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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The latest chapter in 'preventing the next Snowden'

A DISA project with Metalogix is aimed at dispensing with the kind of thumb drives that aided NSA contractor Edward Snowden's activities.

Casey Coleman

Casey Coleman's take on what's next for federal IT

A year removed from GSA, Casey Coleman reflects on the latest trends -- and on how her agency-CIO perspective informs her work today with AT&T Government Solutions.

The 2015 Federal 100

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