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End of (snow) days

The widespread use of teleworking has all but spelled the demise of the sleepy snow day.

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HHS CIO to get more control over HealthCare.gov

The move is one of the first concrete signs that the oversight weaknesses revealed during the flawed rollout of HealthCare.gov are being remedied by legislation.

Mary Davie, GSA

Next-gen telecom contract draws unconventional interest

GSA's Mary Davie said the agency is looking for contractors beyond traditional telecommunications providers.

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A lackluster FISMA report card

Federal agencies reported a 15 percent increase in information security incidents last year over 2013.

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ICITE faces 'cultural resistance'

Former Acting DIA Director David Shedd said an IC-wide IT platform faces bureaucratic resistance, the same day that DNI James Clapper said the platform was key to promoting intelligence integration.

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Industry dives into NS2020 draft

NS2020 is aimed at making GSA the strategic sourcing center for network-based and network-enabled services.

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DHS names first task order 2 award under CDM

The first award went to Knowledge Consulting Group, which will implement tools and services from three vendors.

GAO examines air traffic control and Medicaid, NASA named a top 50 brand

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Lt. Gen. Ronnie D. Hawkins Jr. (Air Force)

Departing DISA director plans for smooth transition

Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, who earned a reputation as a cost-cutter, says leveraging more efficient IT has been key.

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Draft RFP for NS2020 debuts

General Services Administration makes self-imposed deadline for the successor to Networx -- albeit barely.

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Software-defined networking key to Lockheed's DISA deal

It has been more than two years since Lockheed Martin nabbed a $4.6 billion contract to manage DOD's global data network.

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IRS email probe awaits new software

IG finds "potential criminal activity," but the investigation is on hold pending settlement of a dispute with a vendor over software licensing rights.

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