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Do agencies know where they're going in the cloud?

New study reveals that federal agency respondents are moving to the cloud, but without detailed migration strategies.

Conference costs draw congressional ire

GSA's conference scandal was just the start. Now a dozen agencies are being asked to defend their spending on conferences.

Executive order could institute controversial cybersecurity measures

A rumored order would allegedly implement parts of a bill that stalled in Congress this year.

Meagher stresses support for veterans in DNC remarks

The former Interior Department CIO and 2005 Federal 100 winner stressed the importance of supporting veterans as they return from war.

NARA asks for input on mobile choices

Officials plan to make the Federal Register and its other documents more easily accessible via the Internet.

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Defining the role of technology in fighting waste, fraud, abuse

Technology helps stem the tide of bad spending practices, but there are weaknesses and gaps in agencies' use of it, experts say.

'Byzantine warren of fiefdoms' makes contracting fraud hard to stop

Data standards could protect taxpayers against deliberate fraud in federal contracting, argues an agency inspector general.

Obama vs. Romney on cybersecurity

The Republicans and Democrats each target cybersecurity in their platforms, but much of what they're offering sounds very familiar.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Federal 100 awards. Get the details and submit your picks!