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Embrace middle management...
...And other ways to prepare your organization for big changes in IT strategies and policies.


GAO: Suggestions welcome
How former Comptroller General David Walker began transforming the agency


The hiring fix
Federal agencies seek fresh ideas for speeding the hiring of the best and brightest


NEWS


Buzz of the Week: Eyeing a milestone


Alliant faces months-long setback
GSA officials opt to re-evaluate all 62 bids following ruling on successful protests


Stolen laptop reveals security gap


Responders test coordination skills


Circuit


COMMENT


Editorial: GSA’s Alliant lessons
GSA needs to take proactive steps to assure its customers that they can have faith in the government's contracting organization



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Causey: That's what I call stimulus



Welles: Birds of a feather



MANAGEMENT


OMB entrusts its legacy to PIOs
With a new position, administration seeks to institutionalize its performance programs


Culture counts in war for talent


DHS will press for HR changes


EXECTECH


SaaS is waiting to be noticed
Early adopters make case for software as a service, but many agencies are not buying it


White House e-mail forensics case won't be easy to crack


Video a hit with intell analysts


PROCUREMENT


A 'who's who' in small-biz rule
Officials propose changes to make contracting set-aside decisions easier


Have feds cheapened contract bonuses?


POLICY


Passport snooping raises alarm
Lawmakers consider whether additional legislation is needed to safeguard data


States, feds still struggle to share health information


Treasury tops FOIA worst list


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  • Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at a 2016 campaign event. Image: Shutterstock

    'Buy American' order puts procurement in the spotlight

    Some IT contractors are worried that the "buy American" executive order from President Trump could squeeze key innovators out of the market.

  • OMB chief Mick Mulvaney, shown here in as a member of Congress in 2013. (Photo credit Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

    White House taps old policies for new government makeover

    New guidance from OMB advises agencies to use shared services, GWACs and federal schedules for acquisition, and to leverage IT wherever possible in restructuring plans.

  • Shutterstock image (by Everett Historical): aerial of the Pentagon.

    What DOD's next CIO will have to deal with

    It could be months before the Defense Department has a new CIO, and he or she will face a host of organizational and operational challenges from Day One

  • USAF Gen. John Hyten

    General: Cyber Command needs new platform before NSA split

    U.S. Cyber Command should be elevated to a full combatant command as soon as possible, the head of Strategic Command told Congress, but it cannot be separated from the NSA until it has its own cyber platform.

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    DLA goes virtual

    The Defense Logistics Agency is in the midst of an ambitious campaign to eliminate its IT infrastructure and transition to using exclusively shared, hosted and virtual services.

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    The 2017 Federal 100

    The women and men who make up this year's Fed 100 are proof positive of what one person can make possibile in federal IT. Read on to learn more about each and every winner's accomplishments.

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