Policy


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IT pricing policies are dinosaurs, say contractors

An industry group objects to the price reduction clause in GSA Schedule contracts.

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DHS, IG spar about social media policy

Department privacy officials argues that some IG policy recommendations are unrealistic and would be ineffective.

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Contractors clamp down on Snowden material

As agencies made clear during Wikileaks disclosures, classified documents that have been leaked are still classified.

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Air Force scrambling to protect cyber, other priorities from budget ax

Service eyes reorganization among other strategies to shield its top priorities from spending cuts.

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The federal funding fail

A look at the history of continuing resolutions, Congress' go-to alternative to passing a budget.

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CIOs tiptoe into the Twitterverse

Only a handful of CIO Council members are active on social media, but their varied approaches offer important lessons.

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Agencies can learn from stimulus' data transparency

GAO recommends other agencies adopt the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board practices of using single government-wide identifiers, and of standardizing data reporting requirements.

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GSA extends OASIS deadlines

Bidders will have another month to prepare proposals.

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The pros and cons of shared services

Agencies providing common services bring a lot of benefits, but a few changes too.

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Intell community strives for better info sharing

Hurdles remain despite reaching important milestones, but solutions may be in sight.

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House Republicans stall on continuing resolution amid party strife

A bill to keep the government funded through mid-December has been pulled from the House schedule as Republicans wrangle over challenge on Obamacare.

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DOD to outpace NASA in funding for launches

A GAO analysis reveals that the Defense Department has its eyes on space.