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Clinton's printed emails a headache for archivists

Printed emails aren't searchable, don't retain all metadata and aren't necessarily threaded in a way that gives a chronological account of an exchange.

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Exploring the next wave of IT cost cutting

By applying a long-term mindset to strategic cost-saving initiatives, agencies can reshape how IT supports mission delivery.

OASIS tool and CBP app

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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DHS procurement dodged a slow-moving bullet

Stop-and-start uncertainty had threatened deployment of the latest iteration of the Einstein automated intrusion-detection program.

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GSA pricing, tech bills, Data Act oversight and anti-robocall prizes

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Top cyber brass warn Congress on sequestration

Mandatory cuts could have a "significant impact" on Cyber Command's ability to defend DOD information networks.

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8 mobile trends for 2015

A major trend is cost, says a DMI survey. If agencies continue using three or four devices per employee, the total price of ownership is going to get prohibitive.

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OFPP set for new IT acquisition initiatives

Anne Rung says category management memo was a good start, but more changes are coming.

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DHS funded, finally -- plus data fusion and a Networx extension

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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ICITE faces 'cultural resistance'

Former Acting DIA Director David Shedd said an IC-wide IT platform faces bureaucratic resistance, the same day that DNI James Clapper said the platform was key to promoting intelligence integration.

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VA misused $92.5 million on software, IG says

Money was used from non-IT accounts to pay for the Health Care Claims Processing System.

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Preparations for shutdown proceed apace

While Congress debates the next step in DHS funding, the department is preparing for the worst.

The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.