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FEATURES

Smart Shoppers: 7 steps to build the perfect desktop
The first of a three-part series: Use raw processing power as your only guide and your new dream machine could be a costly headache

Can you hear me now?
Improvements prep voice-recognition technology for a wider range of uses



NEWS

GSA’s revolving door spins
Analysts hail arrival of Deidre Lee but worry about future of schedules program

Single bidder wins Energy contract

Agencies must prepare for IPv6

Circuit

Intercepts



COMMENT

Editorial: Lobbying for lobbyists

Davis: No quick fixes

Aronie: That's 'Dee' to my friends

Soloway: When 'rights' make wrong

Welles: Vacation volunteers



MANAGEMENT

Voinovich hot on clearance backlog
Senator says size of problem tests officials' management skills

Training gives IRS an edge on performance-based contracting



TECHNOLOGY

Health agency ready for digital IDs
HHS to verify electronic documents’ authenticity

The Pipeline

Feds put a fortress in your pocket

Intrusion detection on steroids

Tumbleweed upgrades file transfers



BUSINESS

Curtain call for the supporting cast
Integrators are the contracting stars, but tech firms make the show



POLICY

Summer of e-government discontent
House measures undermine e-gov efforts, proponents argue

Pentagon builds a database to recruit teens for military


The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

Featured

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    How Einstein changes the way government does business

    The Department of Commerce is revising its confidentiality agreement for statistical data survey respondents to reflect the fact that the Department of Homeland Security could see some of that data if it is captured by the Einstein system.

  • Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Army photo by Monica King. Jan. 26, 2017.

    Mattis mulls consolidation in IT, cyber

    In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.

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    DHS vague on rules for election aid, say states

    State election officials had more questions than answers after a Department of Homeland Security presentation on the designation of election systems as critical U.S. infrastructure.

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    How the hiring freeze targets millennials

    The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.

  • Shutterstock image: healthcare digital interface.

    VA moves ahead with homegrown scheduling IT

    The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.

  • Shutterstock images (honglouwawa & 0beron): Bitcoin image overlay replaced with a dollar sign on a hardware circuit.

    MGT Act poised for a comeback

    After missing in the last Congress, drafters of a bill to encourage cloud adoption are looking for a new plan.

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