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VA 'anywhere-to-anywhere' telehealth goes live

The journey to make telehealth routine for patients and practitioners in the VA system is as much about policy as it is about tech.

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A new push for more actionable IT spending data

The White House and the General Services Administration are seeking information from industry about how to make federal IT spending more transparent and run IT operations more like a business.

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NRC seeks CDM contract extension, cites lack of 'vision' by DHS

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission moved to extend an integration contract related to CDM by claiming DHS failed to articulate "a complete architectural vision" at the outset of the program.

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Jamming tech targets illicit comms behind prison walls

Federal law enforcement is encouraged after a successful test of technology that could electronically jam commercial mobile phones smuggled into prisons.

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CBP's remote arrivals app to launch nationwide

Customs and Border Protection will roll out a smartphone app allowing travelers who cross into the U.S. in remote locations to use their mobile devices to interact with customs agents.

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New federal contracting rule cuts off Kaspersky

The government is seeking to eliminate all traces of cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs from federal systems, issuing a new interim rule to extend the governmentwide ban to contractors.

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DHS tried to take 5 legacy IT programs agile. Here’s what happened

The Department of Homeland Security ran a yearlong agile acquisition pilot program with five existing programs from FEMA, TSA, ICE and USCIS.

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TMF's how-to guide for remaining $55 million

The seven-member board steering IT modernization dollars is telling agencies how they can get a piece of the remaining $55 million in funding.

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House appropriators approve $150 million for TMF in FY2019

The House Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would provide $150 million for the centralized fund created by the Modernizing Government Technology Act, falling $60 million short of the White House’s fiscal year 2019 request and $100 million short of what the MGT Act authorizes.

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What happens when data becomes more important than the mission?

As the prominence of the cyber domain intensifies, the Pentagon increasingly must choose between supporting the mission and protecting its valuable data.

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Congress, GAO signal OTA oversight

Lawmakers join the Government Accountability Office in asserting greater oversight and review over "other transaction authority" awards.

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Last chance for agencies to land digital interns

The State Department's Virtual Student Federal Service has extended the application deadline until June 17 for agencies seeking specialized media and technology talent.

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