Management


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DISA cloud contract deadline extended again

The Enterprise Storage Service II contract will be worth up to $427 million.

Richard Spires

IT infrastructure: Critical for long-term success

Richard Spires considers the possibilities of consolidation — and the structural obstacles to overcome.

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HealthCare.gov risks still unclear

A congressional panel questions administration officials about the Obamacare website.

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Toting up federal tweets

Social media management firm offers a glimpse into why some agencies hit their tweeting stride more often than others.

Eric Shinseki

VA stymied in trying to provide responses to Congress

The VA's inspector general has rejected the department secretary's plan to provide answers to long-outstanding questions.

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Lessons learned in federal analytics programs

Report details 'mature data programs' that allow federal managers to discover what works and what doesn't.

Henry Chao, testifying before Congress in July 2013

HealthCare.gov launched with security risks, documents show

Chao tells Congress the site's authority to operate was granted in a 'fairly nonstandard way.'

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Feds' job satisfaction continues to dive

The survey responses reflect dips in morale based on sequestration furloughs, pay freezes, reduced opportunities for training and travel, and workplace satisfaction -- all before the shutdown, which happened after the survey was complete.

David Bray

FCC's CIO started young

David Bray, who got his first federal job at 15, is now overhauling the Federal Communications Commission's outmoded IT.

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After HealthCare.gov, 5 questions worth asking

Thanks to HealthCare.gov, IT procurement, enterprise architecture and project management are the talk of the town.

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Judge: IBM gamed procurement system in CIA cloud bid

Unsealed court order says IBM 'manipulated its pricing' to provide grounds for a protest if it lost the contract.

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Managing SLAs: Software tools are starting to catch on

The options for monitoring service-level agreements come in endless variety. The trick is figuring out which one to use.