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Women in Tech Backstory

Progress, but not yet parity

Women remain sorely underrepresented in the federal IT workforce, much as they are in Silicon Valley and elsewhere. But at least the pay gap picture looks better.

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CMS head Tavenner, who presided over rocky HealthCare.gov launch, steps down

Marilyn Tavenner was thrust into the spotlight after the ill-fated launch of HealthCare.gov in October 2013, and she was among the officials called on by Congress to explain the massive IT failure.

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A CTO manifesto

Two chief technology officers -- one government, one industry -- say their peers are perfectly positioned to help organizations chart a course for the future.

'You just move that rock a little at a time'

Women from a wide range of federal roles discuss what it really takes to lead in IT.

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'We have to stop scaring women out of IT'

Actively recruiting more women into the tech workforce is crucial, senior federal IT leaders say.

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Survey reveals feds' digital divide

Federal employees aren’t overly impressed with the way their agencies are doing digital, a new report says, but that doesn’t mean they’re not in favor of bringing more technology into their offices.

Map app, data gap and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Tangherlini leaving GSA next month

During his nearly three years on the job, GSA Administrator Dan Tangherlini focused on building an innovation culture and overhauling the acquisition process.

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A new model for program management

Creating governmentwide Program Management Centers of Excellence could save countless programs that are otherwise doomed to fail -- and do so on the cheap.

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Google joins PwC's Vista-based bid for military health records

Google's addition doesn't alter PwC's offering, but its web-based private cloud and collaboration tools could improve security and speed and lower costs, the company says.

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Clearing the health-records hurdle

Big changes are needed before electronic health records play a major part in stopping epidemics, experts say.

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DISA's new unit aims to take pressure off Cyber Command

A new joint force cyber unit will relieve Cyber Command of some of its organizational duties and help identify vulnerabilities on military networks.