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FEATURES

Tech blogs on call
10 places to track the buzz in the blogosphere

EVM sounds the alarm
Smart agencies let earned value management lead them to better program management

Tax tech pays dividends
Financial benefits and an improved public image accrue to states that modernize their tax systems



NEWS

FAA takes an unusual route to spur innovation
Agency may use a rare procurement method in the hopes of attracting interested vendors

Interoperability still plagues DHS

FOSE puts a spotlight on technology

Intercepts

Comings and Goings



COMMENT

Editorial: Is GSA worth saving?
This is the time for a larger conversation about the agency's role in procurement.

Welles: Financial planning can’t wait

Thompson: A time to share



MANAGEMENT

Feds roiled by workforce changes
Experts warn against changing pay rules before feds improve management skills

IT essential to Army officer training

GAO finds gaps in secure credentialing



TECHNOLOGY

Identity management requires card smarts
Building the brains behind mandatory ID card programs won’t be easy

The Pipeline

Encrypt data or encrypt disk? You decide


BUSINESS

Alliant companies ready to sound off
GSA is going to get an earful from midsize businesses about planned IT services contract

Integrators tackle interoperability

Mirror Image takes on Akamai

Reverse auctions losing bid for broad use



POLICY

Bush budget seeks cuts in EPA library network
Librarians say the proposal endangers scientists’ access to environmental articles

CIOs lose sleep over security

Minn. governor offers data privacy proposals

PCAST panel ready to roll

Risk management critical for FISMA success



FlipSide

I’ll take my astro-shirt in an XL


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.

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    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.

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    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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