Management


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GSA rolls out IT systems for acquisition

A pair of new systems aim to help federal agency customers better navigate complex procurement processes.

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Army logistics fail, a cyber institute hire, a CIO retirement and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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GSA details schedule consolidation

The initiative, scheduled for completion late next year, is aimed at reducing redundant acquisition programs.

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What do 800,000 people have to say on net neutrality?

The Sunlight Foundation has teased patterns and sentiments from the FCC's massive data set of net neutrality public comments.

Rana Lahiri and Mark DeRosa.

How data analytics can improve real property management

Real estate is a massive (and complicated) part of agency operations. Leading-edge analytics help make the most of existing footprints.

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Program management: The contractor's role

Here is what it takes, both officially and informally, to make the partnership between an agency and a contractor succeed.

The perils of petascale IT projects

Why SBInet, HealthCare.gov and ECSS are just the beginning of large-scale IT project failures.

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Defective by design?

IEEE's Computer Society Center for Secure Design has identified a number of security concerns for software architects to recognize and avoid.

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GSA: No freeze on adding vendors to services schedules

Agency had planned a pause, but found a better solution that can accommodate new additions.

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PreCheck, Global Entry programs pass milestones

TSA continues to expand traveler programs and work through data hiccups.

Kris van Riper and Jean Martin

How to hire millennials

What agencies must do to build the next generation of tech talent.

Michael Hettinger

Federal acquisition: Art or science?

Mike Hettinger argues that we need acquisition officials who understand not only the letter of the FAR, but also the spirit of its intent.