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GAO union optimistic about pay Other Management news:
Evans wins ACT’s Franke Award
Senior exec group urges changes to pay
Army official urges Lean Six Sigma use
CHCO makes major strides in five years
GSA, union sign telework agreement
New interagency contracts might need approvalOther Acquisition news:
Feds get more protest rights
Bill widens GSA choices for state, local governments
GSA: expand cooperative purchasing
Census management improves, but budget questions linger Other Policy news:
USDA keeps livestock data public
Bill aimed at small-biz cybersecurity
Treasury offers benefits debit card
EPA seeks info-sharing ideasOther Technology news:OPM supplies HR line of business tech detailsDHS enterprise network moves forwardDOD reassures users about e-mail privacy
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Government Health IT
GAO: DOD falters in it use for mental health screenings
HHS seeks data on medical ID thefts
DOD puts medication formulary online
Microsoft: 7 patches for Windows
Enterprise redaction tool boosts security
DOD funds research into info sharing
DOD plans rapid integration facility
Comings and Goings
Armstrong takes the helm at CBP
NMCI CIO joins Caelum Research
Editorial: Millennial makeover
Back to square one on clearancesJoint Security and Suitability Reform Team focuses on factors that cause delays and create backlogs
Agencies must rate themselvesOFPP wants agencies to use financial-style rigor to review their acquisition activities
Adventures in Web 2.0Federal IT pioneers discuss what new online collaborative tools mean for the government.
Bush leads biometric push A new presidential directive requires agencies to create standards for sharing biometric data.
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The new $7.5 billion SETI acquisition program aims to rapidly contract innovative technologies and solutions across the Defense Department.
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.
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.
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.
The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.
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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