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Few hiccups for HealthCare.gov during open enrollment

Several thousand users registering for new accounts were put in an online waiting room for an average of about three minutes, but otherwise the site was able to support demand.

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The government shouldn't play matchmaker

A recent GAO report on government efforts to link small companies with prime contractors is fraught with risk.

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Outgoing Intelligence chairman warns of cyber vulnerabilities

Retiring Michigan Republican Mike Rogers’ valedictory is the latest in a series of dire warnings about the need to bolster cyber defenses.

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Why 2015 will be the year of talent

ACT-IAC'S Rick Holgate and Dan Chenok look ahead to what's next for federal IT in 2015.

GSA Administrator and 2014 Government Eagle Award winner Dan Tangherlini

Power outage, disaster data, FedRAMP approval and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Fed 100 nominations: Time is running out!

Nominations are due by Dec. 23 -- submit yours today!

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GAO: Contract systems falling short on small business pairings

Of the systems GAO studied, none was designed to connect small business subcontractors with prime contracts and none contains all the information needed to support that function.

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Airborne surveillance, IT interns and network defenses

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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NARA gets more power over records under new law

The nation's archivist gets rule-writing authority under a new law. Will everyday feds notice the difference?

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Big data is not just a job, it's an adventure

Officials from DHS and DOT face different challenges with departmental data but agree that when it comes to managing big data, "you're never done."

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SANS, CSIS unveil cyber scholarships for Air Force vets

A new scholarship program for Air Force veterans taps into the increasing demand for cybersecurity jobs.

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Congress moves cyber-hiring, FISMA measures

A bill that will allow DHS to hire cybersecurity professionals faster and pay them more now heads to the president for his signature.