Management


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Can a one-person data shop make a difference?

Federal Reserve CDO Micheline Casey says doing data management on the cheap is a recipe for disaster.

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House passes check on Internet transition, multiple DHS measures

In addition to demanding review of any change to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, legislators pushed for IT consolidation, improved communications and other reforms for DHS component agencies.

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Unions play watchdog – and roadblock? – roles in OPM disaster

Federal labor unions are holding OPM accountable and fighting for workers after breaches exposed personal data – but did union bargaining help leave government systems vulnerable in the first place?

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Grassley unsatisfied with DOD response to ex-comptroller case

Sen. Charles Grassley and the Defense Department have traded letters over the alleged mistreatment of former Defense Information Systems Agency Comptroller Jimaye Sones.

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Meadows loses Gov Ops gavel

A key House subcommittee with broad oversight of government management will be getting a new chairman.

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It's not me, it's you

Handling difficult people at all levels starts with taking a more positive approach to the challenge.

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Notification deadline passes, feds exposed in OPM breaches still in the dark

The scope of the Office of Personnel Management breaches remains unclear as personal information exposure notifications continue to reach current and former feds.

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Dreaming in code

Coding boot camps feed the need for talented programmers in the public and private sectors, and are becoming a booming business themselves.

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FedBid emerging from a tough winter, says CEO

"Nine months ago we had 75 agency customers. We still have 75 agency customers," says former OFPP head Joe Jordan.

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House Intel panel, White House spar over new cyber agency

The intelligence authorization bill would, the White House says, leave the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center with too broad a set of responsibilities and a dearth of resources.

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CIS not so agile with agile

A GAO report says an inability to effectively implement agile and open source techniques contributed to delays and added a billion dollars to an immigration processing system's price tag.

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18F readies agile BPA

The 18-page RFQ aims to establish a common contracting vehicle for agencies seeking vendors specializing in agile delivery services.

The 2015 Federal 100

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