Building the systems for innovation

Federal agencies can't operate like Silicon Valley startups, but even the largest organization can manage for great innovation.

Obama taps national security veteran to oversee

The lack of a financial management system for continues to trouble oversight agencies and insurance carriers.

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Sneaking up on agile development

When implementing agile development, agencies should focus on results rather than how to get there, said Shawn Kingsberry, CIO of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board.

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Spreading the OASIS wealth

GSA has awarded contracts to 74 companies under the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services program.

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Can the federal government get its IT groove back?

High-profile failures have eclipsed the sometimes exceptional work that federal IT workers do, said one of the leaders of the ACT-IAC Management of Change conference.

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Program management: Governance matters

Getting stakeholders to agree on desired outcomes and ways to achieve them is crucial to ensuring the success of IT programs.

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How feds really view their vendors

Highlights from Washington Technology's survey on the state of agency/industry relationships.

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Measuring knowledge at NASA

NASA has metrics to gauge competency, but Chief Knowledge Officer Ed Hoffman says hard skills aren't everything.

News and notes from day 3 at FOSE

Women in STEM, paper-based thinking, GWAC updates and a framework for cybersecurity hiring.

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NIST's dream: Integrating security into design

New guidelines offer best practices for information systems security.

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OFPP, FAI launch new acquisition training and certification

The revised FAC-C curriculum takes effect Oct. 1 and will align civilian agency training more closely with DOD's.

News and notes from day 2 at FOSE

Highlights from the second day of the FOSE conference.