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Industry resists government's push for low prices

The cheapest deal isn't always the best buy, industry advocates argue.

Managers knock information management efforts

A survey finds that many agencies are still dependent on paper records despite years of efforts to move management practices into the digital world.

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Big ideas about big data could win prizes

NASA and other agencies are hosting a series of competitions to gain ideas regarding some challenges of big data.

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Panel hits DHS on fusion centers

Designed to enable information-sharing among law enforcement agencies at various levels of government, fusion centers have instead become 'part of the problem,' Senate panel charges.

Start small to succeed with big data

A report from TechAmerica urges agencies to get started on big data initiatives, and offers guidance on how to make the efforts pay off.

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Senators challenge administration on layoff advice

The Obama administration's pledge to pay the legal fees of contractors who run into trouble for sequestration-related layoffs might not be legal.

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Budget cuts threaten data center consolidation

The government is making progress on its quest to shut down redundant data centers, but several factors endanger chances of meeting its target date.