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GAO union optimistic about pay Other Management news:
Evans wins ACT’s Franke Award
Senior exec group urges changes to pay
Army official urges Lean Six Sigma use
CHCO makes major strides in five years
GSA, union sign telework agreement
New interagency contracts might need approvalOther Acquisition news:
Feds get more protest rights
Bill widens GSA choices for state, local governments
GSA: expand cooperative purchasing
Census management improves, but budget questions linger Other Policy news:
USDA keeps livestock data public
Bill aimed at small-biz cybersecurity
Treasury offers benefits debit card
EPA seeks info-sharing ideasOther Technology news:OPM supplies HR line of business tech detailsDHS enterprise network moves forwardDOD reassures users about e-mail privacy
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Government Health IT
GAO: DOD falters in it use for mental health screenings
HHS seeks data on medical ID thefts
DOD puts medication formulary online
Microsoft: 7 patches for Windows
Enterprise redaction tool boosts security
DOD funds research into info sharing
DOD plans rapid integration facility
Comings and Goings
Armstrong takes the helm at CBP
NMCI CIO joins Caelum Research
Editorial: Millennial makeover
Back to square one on clearancesJoint Security and Suitability Reform Team focuses on factors that cause delays and create backlogs
Agencies must rate themselvesOFPP wants agencies to use financial-style rigor to review their acquisition activities
Adventures in Web 2.0Federal IT pioneers discuss what new online collaborative tools mean for the government.
Bush leads biometric push A new presidential directive requires agencies to create standards for sharing biometric data.
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A key contributor to Clinger-Cohen argues that federal IT has failed to take advantage of the tools that law provided.
A new report surveys the many different approaches to launching a dedicated innovation shop in government.
Nominations for 2015 are being accepted now through Dec. 23.
The flip side of default data encryption on mobile devices is that a lost or stolen device won't yield up its secrets -- an important feature for many federal employees.
A decade after the 9/11 Commission identified agencies' reluctance to share information as a dangerous shortcoming, the government is moving in the right direction.
The latest offering is intended to help agencies speed the process of deploying authorized cloud solutions.
Cartoonist John Klossner on the telltale indicators that not everything is running through the CIO.
SBA's innovation office invests in solutions to problems that don't yet exist – like the 2007 seed funding for research into an effective Ebola treatment.
The government-wide IT contract's final awards were put off a month as NASA waded through 233 proposals.
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