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  • Congress
    US Capitol

    Data Act sent to president

    The House passed the spending transparency legislation easily, as the Senate did earlier, but it's not clear what the White House position is. 04/28/2014

  • Management
    Paul Brubaker - photo source: Cisco

    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. 04/17/2014

  • Oversight
    magnifying numbers

    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. 04/16/2014

  • Congress
    US Capitol

    Senate passes Data Act

    The version differs from the one the House passed in November, but lawmakers are confident the legislation will soon be going to the president. 04/10/2014

  • Budget
    Sylvia Burwell

    OMB seeks more money to tackle IT effectiveness

    Budget Director Sylvia Burwell identified three management issues that need to be fixed to help IT procurement. 04/09/2014

  • Innovation
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    Making the case for more contests

    Government has barely scratched the surface of what it could achieve in R&D with more, better and bigger prize competitions, experts say. 04/09/2014

  • Security
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    Justice cancels 7 IT procurements over China links

    The Section 516 rule seeks to eliminate IT gear from firms that are responsible for cyberattacks on U.S. companies or have ties to China's military. 04/08/2014

  • Open data
    data door

    Zillow CEO: Agencies should offer more open data

    Too much public data still flows through for-profit intermediaries, Spencer Rascoff said. 04/01/2014

  • Workforce
    workers

    Why federal hiring is so hard

    Senate hearing explores procedural and practical hurdles to bringing top talent into government. 04/01/2014

  • Cybersecurity
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    Cyberattacks: Too much how, not enough why

    The Intelligence and National Security Alliance wants potential victims to pay attention to strategy rather than tactics. 03/31/2014