Management


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GSA signs up continuous monitoring vendor

The agency issued a task order to Metrica Team Venture for agency- and federal-level CDM dashboards.

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In search of more Presidential Innovation Fellows

GSA is taking applications through April 7 for the third round of the program.

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McCaskill probes 'clunky' contracting databases

Plans have been in place since 2001 to create an integrated contractor database, but delays, cost overruns and development problems have pushed back the scheduled completion date to 2018.

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Neustar keeps .us domain deal

The contract extension comes as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers fosters a dramatic expansion of the domain naming pool.

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Feds seek info-sharing standards for private-sector data breaches

Federal law enforcement officials say national reporting standards could help investigators uncover culprits.

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FAA’s NextGen system off course, says IG

A report from the DOT inspector general found longstanding problems with cost increases, schedule slips and performance shortfalls.

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IT spending dips slightly in Obama budget request

All the net savings come on the defense side, where the request for IT funding is down about 6 percent from fiscal 2014 spending.

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Budget eyes better training for senior executives

The executive training proposal complements a broader, $56 billion plan aimed at improving customer service by federal agencies.

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Weather satellite program appears back on track

Four of six instruments designed for NOAA’s next-gen system are ready for integration on the spacecraft, which is scheduled for launch in 2016.

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GAO: DOD, VA need to move on interoperable health records

The joint program needs better management and clear lines of responsibility, the watchdog agency said in a report.

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Army workforce management system questioned

A GAO report says the Army Workload and Performance System is duplicative and needs tighter oversight.

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Uncertainty after FedRAMP deadline, but oversight tools already exist

Feb. 28 reports will shed new light on agency's compliance efforts.