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CDM dashboard stirs second contractor controversy

Agiliance is complaining that two companies involved in the Department of Homeland Security's acquisition engaged in questionable joint marketing.

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'You need to talk in terms of operational impact'

Tales from the trenches about why it's so hard to get buy-in for cyber and other IT initiatives.

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Navy, HP tout NGEN as a model for IT services

The Navy’s Next Generation Enterprise Network is slated for full operation throughout the service on Oct. 1.

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Much to learn they still have

GSA CIO Sonny Hashmi’s "Jedi Council" is assisting the development of new technology at the agency, then explaining how to use it.

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DOD Deputy CIO: 'Cybersecurity should vary by mission'

Richard Hale says everyone playing by one set of rules inhibits innovation, including migration to a cloud and development of a mobile environment.

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OPM terminating USIS background-check contract

Firm confirms that key contract will expire Sept. 30.

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IT chiefs shouldn't fear the dark side

IT undergrounds can create problems, but managers should leverage such networks to find and address gaps in their systems.

IRS, CMS on track to meet health law deadlines, officials say

With open enrollment and tax season approaching, senior officials say IT systems will be ready to support insurance shoppers and tax filers.

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Desperately seeking better citizen service

A new study from the Partnership for Public Service urges government to engage with tech giants and revisit old laws in an effort to improve customer service.

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Taking more risks for better tech

Four months after being sworn in as undersecretary in charge of DHS’s Science and Technology Directorate, Reginald Brothers told lawmakers his team is getting better at coordinating R&D.

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Continuous monitoring dashboard contract not a done deal

RSA is one of the finalists for DHS' continuous diagnostics and mitigation dashboard, but sources say the selection process is still underway.

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Millennial fever: Coming, going and succeeding

Being able to manage the churn that arises from millennials moving in and out of the workforce will be crucial to building an innovative federal IT culture.