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Unpacking Terry Halvorsen’s 3 reasons for pursuing BYOD

Bob Stevens contends that the Pentagon's test program is proof of BYOD's importance.

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Pentagon explores multiple paths to electronic warfare acquisition

Innovation is increasingly crucial to EW, says Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition Katrina McFarland.

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Agencies seek at least $75 million in digital service funding

Most CFO Act agencies have made budget requests to fund Digital Services teams.

Mark Naggar, Project Manager for the HHS Buyers Club.

HHS Buyers Club setting an example

As the procurement program nears its first anniversary, other federal agencies are latching onto some of its ideas.

Frank Kendall

Cyber takes center stage in Pentagon's new acquisition guidance

Better Buying Power 3.0 adds cybersecurity to the list of potential trouble spots in weapons, IT and other acquisitions.

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Making big data work

A draft of the NIST Big Data Interoperability Framework looks to establish a common set of definitions for data science.

Richard Burr official photo, 114th Congress

Burr stumps for cyber bill

The North Carolina senator made CISA the focus of the Republican Party's weekly radio address.

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A key job opening for category management and wide-open (office) spaces

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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'At will' employment for SES: What could possibly go wrong?

Plenty, according to a recent survey of Senior Executive Service leaders, who are worried about congressional efforts to make them at-will employees.

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How to ease the e-discovery impact of FOIA requests

Agencies can simplify the process of responding to Freedom of Information Act requests with a little training on new technology tools.

White House: No 'red lines' in responding to cyber threats

Top White House cybersecurity adviser Michael Daniel wants all options on table for responding to cyber attacks.

FedRAMP logo. (Update 2014)

GSA unveils plan to allow TIC compliance for FedRAMP services

Draft "overlay" would give agencies and cloud service providers a new path to secure cloud connections.

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