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Truckers, GAO take exception to DoT mobile data app

Trucking industry groups and a Government Accountability Office analyst say the app's raw data can lead to inaccurate conclusions about carrier safety.

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A FedRAMP OK for Huddle, a server relocation dispute and national lab leadership changes

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

U.S. Digital Service

Mikey Dickerson on failures and fixes

The head of the U.S. Digital Service found that the joys of public service can overcome even sleep deprivation.

Arati Prabhakar

DARPA director warns against 'corrosion' of sequestration

The fiscal 2016 budget request for DARPA is about $3 billion, but Arati Prabhakar says research would suffer if automatic cuts resume.

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Tony Scott's 'people agenda'

Integrating USDS staff with the existing IT workforce will be "one of the trickier things we have to do," says the new U.S. CIO.

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Guthrie, Matsui renew bid to compensate federal agencies for spectrum

Under current law, agencies have no incentives to make more efficient use of their spectrum, curtail operations or share with other agencies.

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Necessity is the mother of Navy acquisition reform

The Navy's Innovation Cell is designed to speed up a lumbering acquisition system by getting vendors involved earlier in the process.

SEWP V logo, courtesy of NASA.

SEWP winners and cyber legislation

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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What, exactly, does a digital service team do?

At the Commerce Department, Mike Kruger is mapping out a plan.

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New federal CIO looks to execution, not invention

Trained pilot Tony Scott says he wants to "land the planes that we've launched."

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Private-sector drones test friendly foreign skies

Amazon says the FAA's approach to regulating unmanned aerial systems is outdated.

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CMS releases new data exchange rule for health records

The comment period on the proposed EHR rule ends May 29.