Management


Roger Baker

How CIOs can use FITARA to get away from waterfall

The law’s certification and approval provisions empower CIOs to end outdated software development projects, says Agilex’s Roger Baker.

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Minding the skills gap, plus AWS results, smart robots and DOE event planning

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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A federal manager's guide to fantasy football

New report finds lessons in the popular pastime for building virtual teams in the workplace.

Devin Nunes

House Intel organizes, TSA gears up for Super Bowl and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Accidental breach is top cyber threat concern

A survey of federal IT managers shows that while insiders pose a bigger danger, cybersecurity funding is targeted at exterior threats.

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GSA unveils prices-paid tool for Alliant

The tool shares detailed data on past task orders to help agencies conduct market research and develop better cost estimates.

Frank Kendall.

Pentagon submits acquisition reform ideas to Congress

DOD sees acquisition overhaul as a key element in maintaining the country's technological edge.

Jason Chaffetz

Chaffetz seeks new tone on Oversight panel, but old disputes remain

The new chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee extends an olive branch to the minority, but keeps subpoena power for himself.

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GSA cloud, Marine Corps guidance and a UK cyber deal

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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'Less RFPs and more APIs'

U.S. CTO Megan Smith said there is no reason government can’t match the private sector in customer service.

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Satisfaction with fed customer service worst ever

The American Customer Satisfaction Index blames the decline on budget and staff cuts.

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IG blasts secrecy on JFK IT security lapses

The DHS inspector general says TSA is unduly classifying embarrassing IT practices at the New York airport.