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House Majority Leader John Boehner (AP photos)

Budget capitulations

Congress no longer even tries to get real appropriations done by Sept. 30. Here's the fiscal 2015 reality.

The perils of petascale IT projects

Why SBInet, HealthCare.gov and ECSS are just the beginning of large-scale IT project failures.

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600 million reasons to embrace Energy Star

Congress may mandate more data center efficiency, but CIOs shouldn't wait.

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GCN Award winners, online privacy, Syrian malware and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community

capitol dome and bills

Here we go again

Wasn't last year's budget deal supposed to make appropriations easy?

futuristic cyberwar

HHS cloud plans, a key IT vacancy and talk of a cyber-specific service branch

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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No on FITARA, yes on wearable gear, maybe on JSF software

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Trey Hodgkins

Clock is running out on procurement reform

Information Technology Industry Council officials are "not optimistic" lawmakers will act on acquisition changes before the end of the 113th Congress.

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13 things that are about to change at VA

With a new secretary in place and reform legislation headed for the president's desk, Department of Veterans Affairs IT and management practices have some big revisions ahead.

Mounted border patrol agents.

House formally authorizes CBP for first time

The agency tasked with border security has lacked clear statutory authority.

Kirsten Gillibrand

Senate bill would offer tax incentives for sharing cyber-threat info

New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand proposes tax credits for firms that join ISACs.

John Brennan

Appel leads JIE, Brennan apologizes, IG dings NOAA and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.