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Nominations for 2015 are being accepted now through Dec. 23.

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Understanding State's big database crash: Q&A with Greg Ambrose

FCW's exclusive interview with Greg Ambrose, the State Department’s director of consular systems and technology, who talked about how his office is trying to prevent a repeat of this summer's visa and passport database malfunction.

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A NASA nominee, NWS data and more robot boats

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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IT contracts' (gentle) squeeze, a new spending site, NSA ties and Pistole retires

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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The government 'transformation queen'

HUD’s Tarrazzia Martin was one of the first 100 employees at the Department of Homeland Security.

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New program manager of DCGS-A hopes for strong start

Col. Robert Collins says close feedback from industry and soldiers can help improve a program that has struggled with inefficiencies.

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IGs and cloud, smartphones and predators, and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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What we've got here is failure to communicate ...

At EA 2014, enterprise architects from across government grappled with the challenge of getting outsiders to understand what they do.

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VA moving to fire embattled procurement official

Susan Taylor would be the first senior executive removed under expedited procedures enacted earlier this year.

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100 reasons to be optimistic

The upcoming nomination process for the 2014 Federal 100 awards is an antidote for pessimism.

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It's too soon to abandon CIOs

Alan Balutis argues we should let CIOs perform as the Clinger-Cohen Act intended before reinventing the role yet again.

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4 cybersecurity gurus to follow on Twitter

Here are four particularly insightful cybersecurity experts worth following on Twitter.