Management


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Industry takes a wait-and-see attitude on 18F

GSA's digital incubator program has some private-sector leaders wondering if the agency is encroaching on their territory.

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Why federal hiring is so hard

Senate hearing explores procedural and practical hurdles to bringing top talent into government.

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Obama's management agenda stays the course

The fiscal 2015 budget proposal continues the Obama administration's effort to create a more responsive, agile and dynamic government.

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A business model for drones

Advances in IT provide an opportunity for DOD to rethink how it acquires, designs and builds unmanned systems.

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SEC's MIDAS program highlights how to do big data

Rather than retroactively try to reconstruct the next market anomaly, the SEC launched the Market Information Data Analytics System, which collects more than one billion records per day.

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18F unveils first pilot app

FBOpen is designed to make it easier for small businesses to search for contracting opportunities.

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HealthCare.gov gears up for last-minute surge

The tech team expects site traffic to spike as the March 31 enrollment deadline nears.

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The key to cost-effective cybersecurity

Leaders need to understand their responsibilities for achieving sound information security and managing IT-related security risks.

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White House details plans for protecting bulk metadata

Telephone companies will retain the records, but will have to ensure a "usable format" for the National Security Agency.

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'The end of hype for cloud'

The next step in making the most of cloud services is establishing effective acquisition strategies for federal agencies.

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Lawmakers propose 3.3% federal pay hike

Although the measure stands little chance of becoming law, it provides a rhetorical launching pad for Democrats who accuse the GOP of demonizing federal workers.

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CBP’s cargo data system takes next step

The Automated Commercial Environment is set to be fully in place by the end of 2016 and will replace CBP’s legacy import/export data systems.