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HealthCare.gov IT contract opens for bidders

A few bells and whistles are planned for the next iteration of HealthCare.gov.

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Squeezing Defense IT, dinging FDIC and arguing for better access to space

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Schedule 70 cloud listing could shower benefits

Procurement experts are enthusiastic about adding a separate cloud services category to the venerable contracting vehicle.

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18F's API standards, GSA's newest dashboard, FCC's cyber-obligations and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community

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GovTV: Selling federal managers on a new HR dashboard

OPM Director Katherine Archuleta touts the workforce insights available (to some) on UnlockTalent.gov.

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CIS: Help is on the way for OIT

Citizenship and Immigration Service’s Office of Information Technology has a chief of staff candidate in the hiring pipeline and expects to fill two other key spots by October.

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Gibson: VA pursuing schedule fix on multiple tracks

The VA hopes to have a quick patch for scheduling software in place as it pursues a new system.

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Open Gov: Who's late out of the gate?

A handful of agencies, including the departments of State and Veterans Affairs, are lagging behind the pack in releasing their open government plans.

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Critical infrastructure under attack -- and unprepared

Only about one in four executives in a new survey said security was among the top five strategic priorities at their companies.

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Does interoperability have to be hard?

Everyone agrees that electronic health record systems work only when different platforms can communicate, but standards are still a work in progress.

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Are the spending floodgates about to open?

New analysis from Deltek suggests that fourth-quarter agency spending could be especially strong this year.

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Making the most of the cloud: A software-defined approach

Software-defined environments break down the silos between network, storage and computing capabilities -- something most agencies are just beginning to explore.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!