Management


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Data breach response leaves something to be desired

The number of federal agency data breaches involving personally identifiable information increased from 10,481 in 2009 to 25,566 in 2013.

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Partnership for Public Service proposes sweeping changes to hiring and compensation

Among the recommendations: Benchmarking pay levels to private sector standards.

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Industry takes a wait-and-see attitude on 18F

GSA's digital incubator program has some private-sector leaders wondering if the agency is encroaching on their territory.

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Why federal hiring is so hard

Senate hearing explores procedural and practical hurdles to bringing top talent into government.

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Obama's management agenda stays the course

The fiscal 2015 budget proposal continues the Obama administration's effort to create a more responsive, agile and dynamic government.

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A business model for drones

Advances in IT provide an opportunity for DOD to rethink how it acquires, designs and builds unmanned systems.

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18F unveils first pilot app

FBOpen is designed to make it easier for small businesses to search for contracting opportunities.

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SEC's MIDAS program highlights how to do big data

Rather than retroactively try to reconstruct the next market anomaly, the SEC launched the Market Information Data Analytics System, which collects more than one billion records per day.

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HealthCare.gov gears up for last-minute surge

The tech team expects site traffic to spike as the March 31 enrollment deadline nears.

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The key to cost-effective cybersecurity

Leaders need to understand their responsibilities for achieving sound information security and managing IT-related security risks.

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White House details plans for protecting bulk metadata

Telephone companies will retain the records, but will have to ensure a "usable format" for the National Security Agency.

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'The end of hype for cloud'

The next step in making the most of cloud services is establishing effective acquisition strategies for federal agencies.