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Fed millennials are a satisfied bunch

An OPM report found that almost two-thirds of federal employees born since 1980 consider government a good place to work.

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VA moving to fire embattled procurement official

Susan Taylor would be the first senior executive removed under expedited procedures enacted earlier this year.

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GPO cloud, Army IT, cyber insurance and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DHS to launch acquisition improvement project

The goal is to "improve acquisition in general, but also IT acquisition specifically," says Senior Enterprise Architect Nicole Willis.

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Army extends General Dynamics IT work on African news websites

Congress had voted to shutter the sites, but the Pentagon is continuing to operate them.

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5 players (and 1 tool) you need on your modernization team

The chance of failure on high-stakes modernization projects can be avoided if you have the right people and processes in place.

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4 signs agencies are serious about agile

Federal IT executives have been talking about agile development for years, but the iterative approach is now being incorporated into contracting requirements.

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100 reasons to be optimistic

The upcoming nomination process for the 2014 Federal 100 awards is an antidote for pessimism.

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VA rips FedBid, questions value of reverse auctions

Department's IG highlights questions about reverse auctions in the wake of a critical report on VA procurement officer Susan Taylor.

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Leidos team touts interoperability in military EHR bid

Leidos, Accenture and electronic health records provider Cerner are teaming up to go after the $11 billion Defense Department EHR contract. Here's why they think they can close the deal.

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5 agency IT predictions for 2015

Red Hat's Gunnar Hellekson shares his forecast for the coming year.

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Agencies' declining use of performance data

The government's use of performance information is down from 2007, despite GAO's attempts to promote its long-term operational benefits.

Operation Jump Start

FCW is proud to support this Feb. 9 event to help the soldiers of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom transition to civilian careers.