Management


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GAO: SEC needs to bolster info security

Auditors say the commission did not adequately oversee the contractor in charge of migrating one of its financial systems to a new production environment.

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ACLU praises DHS report

The civil liberties group said the department was far more forthcoming than other federal agencies in detailing how it shares and protects individuals' information.

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Masiello talks pricing, LPTA and long-term contracts

The Air Force general told an AFCEA audience what vendors can expect on future acquisition efforts.

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Rethinking (again) the role of CIO

Eighteen years after the Clinger-Cohen Act created the position, experts discuss how the job of agencies' top IT executives has changed.

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GAO: NASA improving its project management

Auditors say acquisition needs additional attention, but NASA gets good marks for managing maturing technologies.

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GSA touts new mobile management resource

Mobile Lifecycle & Expense Management can save 25 percent or more, GSA says.

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Should every agency have an IG?

GAO says there are better alternatives for effective oversight of small agencies. Inspectors general, unsurprisingly, take a different view.

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FirstNet leader D'Agostino resigns

The general manager's departure comes as the First Responder Network Authority is in the process of developing a business plan and expanding its staff.

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Details emerge on scope of FBI's identification system

The next-generation database will contain as many as 52 million facial images, including millions taken for non-criminal investigations.

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Cobert: Unified clearance rules are a work in progress

Deputy director says administration is working to "make continuous evaluation a reality."

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GSA seeks industry input on NS2020

Recent request for information sheds light on the acquisition vehicle that will replace Networx.

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How bosses and workers see the federal workplace

A new report says a dangerous disconnect exists at several agencies -- and aligned views do not necessarily point to a happy workplace.