Management


Jenn Allen

Cloud brokers: Stretching the benefits beyond IT

Brokers are becoming an integral part of helping the public sector realize the full benefits of cloud technology.

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Managing the IT talent portfolio

Agencies often overlook the importance of having a strategic management plan for one of their most valuable resources: The IT workforce.

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White House unveils cybersecurity framework

The primary targets of the National Institute of Standards and Technology guidelines are the owners and operators of privately run critical infrastructure.

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Air Force looks to shared services for help with IT acquisition

The Air Force is increasingly handling its IT purchasing problems by partnering with other Pentagon agencies and the private sector.

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TechAmerica, ITI still locking horns

The judge’s refusal to dismiss TechAmerica's lawsuit means the $5 million case will continue.

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Major cities not playing ball with OPM clearance probes

One of the cities that has refused to help with background checks for federal employees and contractors is Washington, D.C.

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Watchdog groups push Senate, White House on Data Act

Organizations as diverse as the Sunlight Foundation and Gun Owners of America want the legislation passed without the changes proposed by OMB.

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About those bid protests...

Are bid protests really booming? Here's the five-year trend -- and an explanation of how the process actually works.

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2 questions to ask before diving into infrastructure-as-a-service

Well-designed IaaS deployments can allow failures to happen without the customer and their users noticing.

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New bill would elevate IG pay, authority

The legislation aligns with changes supported by the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency.

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ICE seeks new case management system

The push to get a new system in place by September 2015 comes as ICE is digging its way out of an abandoned effort with Raytheon to replace an aging, Cobol-based system.

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Study: Pentagon fuel supply at risk of hack

The use of unsecured networks to oversee many aspects of military logistics raises the possibility of malware attacks.