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Organizing and visualizing education data

The Department of Education is looking to revamp its Learning Registry and other online resources.

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Malware warning, good and bad news on contracting, and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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GSA steps away from financial, HR services

The agency will no longer provide shared services in those areas to focus on core competencies, such as acquisition and IT.

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Border crisis shines a light on DHS tech woes

The flood of unaccompanied minors to the southern border has highlighted the need for more efficient and effective technologies to track both documented and undocumented immigrants.

GAO blasts planning, oversight and cost overruns for HealthCare.gov

Politically motivated decision-making – and the over-arching desire to meet the October 2013 launch date -- also played a role in problems with the sight, according to a new report.

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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.

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

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

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

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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How data does disasters

New resources to assist both first responders and victims were showcased at a demo day for the Innovation for Disaster Response and Recovery Initiative.

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Is innovative IT acquisition all in your head?

Changing processes is one thing, say federal acquisition experts. Get people to think differently, however, and you can accomplish real change.

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Rung closer to confirmation, 18F commits to open source and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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4 keys to digitizing federal records

A closer partnership between records management and IT leaders will make digitization seamless and foster a more open government.