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IG: VA wasted more than $7M in poorly-planned tech refresh

Technology buyers at the Department of Veterans Affairs wasted more than $7 million in software licenses and hardware in an uncoordinated tech refresh, according to the agency's internal watchdog.

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Political battle escalates over charges of Russia election hacks

More members of Congress are joining the call for investigations of Russia's election hacking while the president-elect condemns the CIA and its findings.

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FAA closes in on Next Gen Data Comms

The Federal Aviation Administration is close to its goal of deploying text communication capabilities to 56 air traffic control towers by year's end.

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White House orders 'full review' of election hacking

The White House has directed the intelligence community with investigating and reporting on "malicious cyber activity" by Russia and other actors during the presidential election.

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Obama gives feds a pay hike

President Barack Obama authorized a 2.1 percent pay increase for federal civilian employees, a bump over the 1.6 percent increase submitted in August, to match Congress's approved pay increase for defense personnel.

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Federal IT veterans help Trump transition

Among the growing ranks of President-elect Donald Trump's transition team are a former e-Government administrator and a former GSA CIO.

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Will Trump make federal IT great again?

A business school professor who studies IT spending is hopeful about the prospects for a federal tech refresh under unified government.

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Civil service changes pass in NDAA, while Trump plans workforce moves

The annual defense bill passed Congress with a few provisions that impact the federal workforce. Advisors to President-elect Trump say more changes to federal employment could be on the horizon.

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What does a military boss mean for DHS?

Former DHS managers say John Kelly is a solid choice to lead the agency, but he faces some of the same old challenges -- and could encounter some steep learning curves.

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5 best practices for agile procurement

As federal CIOs make the shift from managing infrastructure to managing applications, they also need to change their mindset about procurement.

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Why the federal CISO can't sleep

Federal cybersecurity officials are incorporating advice from the industry advisory group NSTAC into incident response policy.

OMB Controller Dave Mader at a Dec. 7, 2016, shared services event in Washington  (Photo: FCW)

Making a market for shared services

OMB and GSA have spent the last year bringing structure to agencies' back-office system needs. Now they have to keep it moving for the next administration.

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

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