Management


Kathy Conrad: The exit interview

"It's not enough to just bring in smart, talented people. They need to work hand-in-hand with the many innovators and career leaders in government. And then to show quick wins."

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FOIA tech, OPM scam and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Denise Turner Roth.

Roth grilled on contracting databases

Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill used Denise Turner Roth's confirmation hearing to bore in on delays in the System for Award Management.

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e-QIP returns, appropriators back credit protection, senators prod SEC on open data

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Building an open environment for innovation

Federal IT leaders can more effectively promote innovation at their agencies by promoting an organizational climate that is open to risk and change.

Senators Ron Johnson (R-Wisonsin) and Tom Carper (D-Delaware).

Johnson, Carper move to authorize DHS Einstein program

The measure will be considered next week by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

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Senator fights electrical apocalypse

Sen. Ron Johnson plans to funnel $100 million toward quick hardening of the U.S. power grid. But with so much at stake, he contends, much more should be done.

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Where's the new cyber strategy?

A week after the end of the federal "sprint," OMB is working past its own deadline on the Federal Civilian Cybersecurity Strategy.

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3PAO revisions and fragmented satellites

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

ICE unveils expanded cyber forensics lab

The 5,000-square-foot forensic laboratory in Fairfax, Va., rivals anything seen on CSI.

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Agencies caught off guard by OPM’s pay-to-play credit monitoring

OPM is passing along the cost of post-breach credit monitoring to other federal agencies, but some are wondering how it will all work.

Jeh Johnson

Jeh Johnson's email, cyber export controls and faux phishing

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

The 2015 Federal 100

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