Management


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A federal manager's guide to fantasy football

New report finds lessons in the popular pastime for building virtual teams in the workplace.

Devin Nunes

House Intel organizes, TSA gears up for Super Bowl and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Accidental breach is top cyber threat concern

A survey of federal IT managers shows that while insiders pose a bigger danger, cybersecurity funding is targeted at exterior threats.

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GSA unveils prices-paid tool for Alliant

The tool shares detailed data on past task orders to help agencies conduct market research and develop better cost estimates.

Frank Kendall.

Pentagon submits acquisition reform ideas to Congress

DOD sees acquisition overhaul as a key element in maintaining the country's technological edge.

Jason Chaffetz

Chaffetz seeks new tone on Oversight panel, but old disputes remain

The new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee extends an olive branch to the minority, but keeps subpoena power for himself.

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GSA cloud, Marine Corps guidance and a UK cyber deal

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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'Less RFPs and more APIs'

U.S. CTO Megan Smith said there is no reason government can’t match the private sector in customer service.

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Satisfaction with fed customer service worst ever

The American Customer Satisfaction Index blames the decline on budget and staff cuts.

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IG blasts secrecy on JFK IT security lapses

The DHS inspector general says TSA is unduly classifying embarrassing IT practices at the New York airport.

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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.

The 2015 Federal 100

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