Management


Map app, data gap and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Tangherlini leaving GSA next month

During his nearly three years on the job, GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini focused on building an innovation culture and overhauling the acquisition process.

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A new model for program management

Creating governmentwide Program Management Centers of Excellence could save countless programs that are otherwise doomed to fail -- and do so on the cheap.

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Google joins PwC's Vista-based bid for military health records

Google's addition doesn't alter PwC's offering, but its web-based private cloud and collaboration tools could improve security and speed and lower costs, the company says.

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Clearing the health-records hurdle

Big changes are needed before electronic health records play a major part in stopping epidemics, experts say.

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DISA's new unit aims to take pressure off Cyber Command

A new joint force cyber unit will relieve Cyber Command of some of its organizational duties and help identify vulnerabilities on military networks.

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CentCom hacked, GSA dinged and big data's cyber power

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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SEWP IV changes coming as SEWP V emerges

A fee decrease is among the changes taking place for the outgoing SEWP IV vehicle.

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Working around OASIS' lack of BPAs

Federal customers can't use a blanket purchase agreement with OASIS, but they can use task orders to accomplish the same thing.

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IG says Border Patrol drones not effective

CBP leadership contends that the inspector general’s criticism is too simplistic a way to look at the efficacy of border technology.

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Why Congress should look back before charging ahead

FITARA has the potential to force real change, Alan Balutis writes -- but not if legislators take their eyes off the ball on implementation.

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FCC complaint portal, KeyPoint inquiry and a child-porn sentencing

News and notes from around the federal IT community.