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Cloud: Are we there yet?

Maria Roat, Kevin Dulany and others discuss what's next for FedRAMP.

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Thornberry welcomes data, stresses human factor in acquisition reform

Texas Republican leading reform effort says Pentagon Undersecretary Frank Kendall’s office will need help to tackle the issue of acquisition workforce training.

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Making sense of mobile data management

As more and more federal employees use their own mobile devices at work, agencies must focus on securing the data, not the device.

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Managing the mobile workforce

As agencies log successes in enterprisewide initiatives, the familiar challenges of security and trust remain.

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DoD releases update to electronic health record plan

The Department of Defense is close to releasing a final solicitation for its long-awaited electronic health record solution.

Fixating on failure

Failing fast is the best way to get better -- in agile development and in life.

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Agencies want more guidance on digital strategy

IT and HR managers are reasonably happy with the progress their agencies have made but want senior leaders to play a more active role.

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How agencies can accelerate innovation

GSA's 18F and similar programs promise to jump-start innovation efforts at agencies, and here are five ways to ensure their success.

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Pentagon, Congress seek to avoid acquisition 'Groundhog Day'

Policymakers attempting to revamp how the military buys and manages weapons and IT systems will have to overcome bureaucratic inertia and the tendency of reform efforts to repeat themselves.

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FCC targets cyber role, NOAA inks IT deal, IBM eyes EHR and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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New NIST guidance planned as part of federal info policy

The National Archives and Records Administration is leading a plan to create new standards for controlled unclassified government information that includes new NIST guidance and changes to the Federal Acquisition Regulation.

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GSA analysis shows data storage purchases increasing

Call center, data storage and network restoration services are among the fastest movers under GSA’s Networx contract vehicle.