The Army uses helmet-mounted displays to improve troops

Army looks to virtual training, shared intell amid budget cuts

The Army is planning to combine multiple training programs into a single environment to cut overhead costs.

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New report details federal best practices in telework

The Mobile Work Exchange has released a guide to telework success, developed in conjunction with OPM.

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DHS kicks off continuous monitoring contract

Hewlett Packard, Northrop Grumman, Knowledge Consulting and Technica won the initial task orders.

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Next up for acquisition workforce: virtual training

The Federal Acquisition Institute wants to develop mobile apps to help employees experiment with techniques and strategies in a low-risk environment.

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Federal IT's Fosbury Flop

FCW's Troy Schneider asks: In 2014, can something change everything?

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Questions linger about launch security of

Republicans and Democrats are creating a lot of smoke in Hill hearings about the troubled website, and experts are not adding much clarity to the fire.

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Security-check oversight measure clears House

The Senate could soon send the bill, intended to tighten investigations of contractors and federal employees, to the White House for President Obama's signature.

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Getting in the big-data game

Government faces a multitude of challenges in using big data effectively -- including legal obstacles and cultural barriers -- but experts say the reward is worth the risk.

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VA still dragging feet in answering congressional inquiries

Veterans Affairs has not fully responded to questions from Congress about data breaches dating back almost two years.

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GSA, OMB credit IT for conference savings

Online tracking tools, virtual and videoconferencing, webinars and other digital options have saved billions in travel costs, OMB and GSA say.

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Telework, IT could aid in 'major reassessment' of DHS HQ consolidation

Congressional report finds department has not factored tech advances into its space needs at St. Elizabeth's campus.


GAO: Agencies need to improve IT Dashboard data

Of 80 investments reviewed, 27 had ratings that were inconsistent with investment risk, according to the Government Accountability Office.