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VA looks to NITAAC for cloud

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to conduct an upcoming cloud procurement using a National Institutes of Health acquisition vehicle.

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Bill would codify Presidential Innovation Fellows program

The White House set up the Presidential Innovation Fellows program in 2012. Now, the House Majority Leader wants to make the program permanent.

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Congressman wants answers on State's security culture

The FBI closed its case against Hillary Clinton, but many on Capitol Hill still have questions.

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HHS deputy CIO takes agency's top IT spot

As the new CIO at the Department of Health and Human Services, Beth Killoran will lead agencywide work on cybersecurity and privacy protection.

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Commerce to economists: Please use our data

The department's components are working hard to provide better data, but they need users to buoy the work through the tumultuous coming years.

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Congress talks port security and smuggled nukes

Comprehensive cargo scanning remains elusive, but technology could help detect the most dangerous contraband.

Navigating NSA's Commercial Solutions for Classified program

Although the CSfC program is meant to streamline the certification process, primers like the one produced by the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology further simplify it.

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NGA makes disaster-response app public

Making the Mobile Awareness GEOINT Environment app public is NGA’s latest move to contribute to an open-source geospatial community shaped by the private sector.

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DOD memo clarifies DIUX mission

The July memo seeks to put Defense Innovation Unit Experimental on firmer ground following criticism from Congress.


When using your own email server makes sense

Hillary Clinton’s decision to use a personal server likely arose from the antiquated state of technology at the State Department and her experience in the Senate.

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Pentagon raises payout in DHMSM hosting deal

The Pentagon is paying more than expected for the hosting portion of its coming electronic health record, and it is considering whether to find a separate vendor down the line.

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DOE backs away from new business system mandates

The Energy Department withdrew plans for a rule that would set up definitions for contractors to adhere to or face financial penalty.

The Fed 100

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Federal 100 Awards.

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