Management


Lt. Col. Timothy Kneeland, commander of JBSA

At Joint Base San Antonio, Air Force lags on JRSS

Lt. Col. Timothy Kneeland, commander of Joint Base San Antonio’s 502nd Communications Squadron, says the base’s Air Force component is running behind on a key DOD IT modernization project.

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Analyzing the F-35, fighting algal blooms and strategic planning at DHS

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DOD's IPv6 transition lags

The Pentagon was supposed to wrap up its IPv6 transition in 2012, but an IG report says the effort stalled because IT officials didn't make it a priority.

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A key job opening for category management and wide-open (office) spaces

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

FAA delays procurement to respond to hack

Unspecified cyberattack prompts agency to rethink its Security Operations Center requirements

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'At will' employment for SES: What could possibly go wrong?

Plenty, according to a recent survey of Senior Executive Service leaders, who are worried about congressional efforts to make them at-will employees.

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Piecing together the insider threat puzzle

Software and automation are crucial to preventing leaks and sabotage, but they're not the only tools deployed by agencies that collect and guard secret information.

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SEWP contracts, RFP ghostwriting and national lab royalties

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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NASA still tops in agency innovation rankings

The five best-scoring large agencies improved on last year's numbers, but government-wide ratings continued to slide.

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GAO nudges OMB, NSA likes data and Data.gov does, too

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Air Force launches enterprise cyber strategy

Task Force Cyber Aware will take a year to diagnose the service's risks and vulnerabilities.

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Library of Congress rudderless on IT, says GAO

To help fix the lack of strategic direction, GAO suggested the world's biggest library hire a permanent CIO.