Management


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Turns out these walls can talk

Linking buildings to monitoring systems is becoming increasingly sophisticated, and GSA is hoping to use the IoT to cut costs and boost energy efficiency.

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Agile development requires agile developers

Focus on the people today if you want agile to succeed tomorrow, argues Lawrence Fitzpatrick.

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Study tackles DOD acquisition riddle

Use all funding options to get cutting-edge technologies into the hands of soldiers faster, says a new CSIS study.

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Want digital services tips? Watch Singapore

The Southeast Asian city-state's government may have cracked the code for providing the services citizens actually want online: listen, don't force.

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Potential users talk EIS contract

Federal IT and network managers discussed their work to transition to GSA's Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract at a June 25 ACT-IAC panel.

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IT tools can help declassification backlog, but is there funding?

Three pilot projects designed to prove out the software-based analysis concept have convinced members of the Public Interest Declassification Board that some level of automation can be introduced into the declassification process.

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OPM contractors in the crosshairs

House Oversight and Government Reform targeted OPM officials and contractors alike for their roles in the massive hack.

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GSA Schedule tools expanding

As options expand, some of the "wiggle room" in Multiple Awards Schedule pricing is being winnowed out.

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A guide to creating a culture of performance

A new report from the Partnership for Public Service aims to chart a path toward creating a culture of performance improvement for federal agencies.

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GSA, SEWP, NITAAC collaborate on computer needs

Acquisition managers surveyed users at 26 federal agencies about what kinds of laptops and desktops are most commonly used, and used the input to set baseline configurations.

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Can a one-person data shop make a difference?

Federal Reserve CDO Micheline Casey says doing data management on the cheap is a recipe for disaster.

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House passes check on Internet transition, multiple DHS measures

In addition to demanding review of any change to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, legislators pushed for IT consolidation, improved communications and other reforms for DHS component agencies.