Policy


Rebecca S. Ayers

This Rising Star is transforming the way agencies track and manage their employees' performance.

Cristen Cole

This GSA Rising Star single-handedly provided program management for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation portfolio in its first year.

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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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Gumming up government, but only for a while

A GAO report says shutdowns throw a monkey wrench into the gears of government, but any long-term impact appears minimal.

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Immigration order means big lift for CIS, ICE

An information-sharing program is being overhauled, and agencies will have to find funding to deal with a massive influx of applications.

Michael Rogers

NSA director predicts major cyberattack by 2025

Adm. Michael Rogers, leader of NSA and U.S. Cyber Command, testified on Capitol Hill on Nov. 20 about pending cybersecurity legislation.

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GSA works on CAP

"With IT, we will never be done categorizing," said Kevin Youel Page of the Federal Acquisition Service.

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NATO tests, Eshoo loses and Massachusetts challenges

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Federal cloud spending projected to soar -- just not quite yet

Deltek's latest report forecasts a sharp increase in cloud investments by FY 2019, but lingering concerns will likely hinder spending until FY 2016.

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DHS audit, S&T website and smartphone encryption

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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A bold approach to transforming IT acquisition

Without a future vision and an appetite for risk, reforms lead down a rabbit hole. There is a better way.

Chuck Hagel

Hagel outlines DOD 'innovation initiative'

Invoking the ascendance of Russia and China, and the leveling of the technological playing field, the defense secretary calls for smarter R&D in tight fiscal times.