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How to be a REALLY bad manager

10 rules to help you stand out from the management crowd (plus some tips on that other approach).

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Deadline extended for Fed 100 nominations!

You now have until Monday, Jan.5 to get them in. Happy holidays!

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Modernize and innovate with data virtualization

FITARA brings new requirements for agencies' data management -- but also the opportunity for true transformation.

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Managing a cyber crime scene

By treating a cybersecurity breach like a crime investigation, federal IT leaders can ensure a speedy response and aid in prosecution.

NIEM: The key to improved information sharing

The National Information Exchange Model's usefulness extends far beyond its origins in justice and law enforcement.

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The government shouldn't play matchmaker

A recent GAO report on government efforts to link small companies with prime contractors is fraught with risk.

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Federal agencies must prepare for mobile payments

Now that all the major smartphone platforms offer mobile payment options, federal agencies need to join the trend

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Burning down the legacy SOC

Automation and the orchestration of multiple systems are essential to defending against today's cyber threats, which requires a new approach to security operations centers.

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What agencies want to hear when buying IT

A new study helps vendors understand what messages resonate (and tells feds how their peers prefer to be pitched).

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Make your Federal 100 nominations today!

Nominations for the 2015 awards are open until Dec. 23.

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Preparing for the future of federal IT

Agency leaders must proactively invest time, energy and resources to shape the future rather than reactively wait for change to happen.

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How to rebound from a large-scale IT failure

A HealthCare.gov gears up again for open enrollment, there are lessons to be learned for future system roll-outs.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

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