Management


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Building an open environment for innovation

Federal IT leaders can more effectively promote innovation at their agencies by promoting an organizational climate that is open to risk and change.

Senators Ron Johnson (R-Wisonsin) and Tom Carper (D-Delaware).

Johnson, Carper move to authorize DHS Einstein program

The measure will be considered next week by the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

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Senator fights electrical apocalypse

Sen. Ron Johnson plans to funnel $100 million toward quick hardening of the U.S. power grid. But with so much at stake, he contends, much more should be done.

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Where's the new cyber strategy?

A week after the end of the federal "sprint," OMB is working past its own deadline on the Federal Civilian Cybersecurity Strategy.

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3PAO revisions and fragmented satellites

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

ICE unveils expanded cyber forensics lab

The 5,000-square-foot forensic laboratory in Fairfax, Va., rivals anything seen on CSI.

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Agencies caught off guard by OPM’s pay-to-play credit monitoring

OPM is passing along the cost of post-breach credit monitoring to other federal agencies, but some are wondering how it will all work.

Jeh Johnson

Jeh Johnson's email, cyber export controls and faux phishing

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Machine learning, agency missions and finding the shape of the haystack

Will computers that take information in, build hierarchies and learn over time diminish the role of human judgment in government?

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The thousand natural shocks that cloud is heir to

Migrating to the cloud is no Shakespearean tragedy, but the road is not always a smooth one, either.

Christopher Steel, Chief Solutions Architect for Software AG Government Solutions.

What’s of value in your application portfolio?

Federal CIO Tony Scott said he would declare victory for FITARA if it helped agencies determine their most important IT assets.

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HealthCare.gov's fraud failure and a $6 billion DIA deal

News and notes from around the federal IT community.