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Reginald Brothers of DHS

Taking more risks for better tech

Four months after being sworn in as undersecretary in charge of DHS’s Science and Technology Directorate, Reginald Brothers told lawmakers his team is getting better at coordinating R&D.

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Douglas J. Robb

DOD health record procurement to 'lead the way' on interoperability

The new system is intended to cover roughly 9.6 million people and will have a major impact on the market for interoperable electronic health records systems.

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Smith named CTO, Holder and Clapper back reforms, and McAfee hails Heartbleed

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Rana Lahiri and Mark DeRosa.

How data analytics can improve real property management

Real estate is a massive (and complicated) part of agency operations. Leading-edge analytics help make the most of existing footprints.

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McClure to Veris, Microsoft in court, tech transfer at Los Alamos and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Shutterstock image: executive connecting individuals to one another.

USDS additions, Google dorking and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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President nominates Deyo to DHS management slot

Longtime Johnson & Johnson executive would fill vacancy left by Raphael Borras.

ships at sea

Tactical clouds, techie politicians and better bandwidth for the troops

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Michael Hettinger

Federal acquisition: Art or science?

Mike Hettinger argues that we need acquisition officials who understand not only the letter of the FAR, but also the spirit of its intent.

Shutterstock image: the White House.

White House fellows, dire debt predictions and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Lynn Overmann, left, with Danielle Carnival. Photo by Stan Barouh.

The women behind OSTP

Five years ago, the office of the chief technology officer was effectively a boys' club. But times have changed.

digital key

New role for CIA's ex-CIO, Tor's secret bug-fixers and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.