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Leaky data integration costs billions

A new study says bad data integration results in $342 billion in lost health care benefits every year.

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Bigger IRS breach, institutionalizing PIF, and FAA drones and glitches

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

DHS creates new cyber panel, NASA funds disruptive tech, GitHub goes GWAC

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

The American way of death data

The CDC is using emerging IT tools to improve the way mortality data is reported, collected and used.

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No protests in DOD electronic health record award

The team of Leidos, Cerner and Accenture won the Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization contract, potentially worth $9 billion, on July 29.

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OPM's push for equal pay isn't new

Beth Cobert has called for a renewed focus on the persistent pay gap between men and women in the federal workforce, with an emphasis on pay flexibilities that benefit men. But her efforts are only one step on a longer journey.

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How the Census Bureau evangelizes open data

Apps using open data to solve civic problems were showcased at Census Bureau demo day.

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GSA plots Schedule 70 cyber assurance SIN

The latest special item number RFI follows on the addition earlier this year of a cloud SIN, and a proposed SIN for health IT.

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Sandia wants to help security analysts see better

A research agreement with EyeTracking Inc. could benefit intelligence analysts working to identify security threats.

BlackBerry joins cyber alliance, FBI opens biometric tech center and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Sprint leaders take a modest lap

Two agencies stood above the rest at the end of the federal cyber sprint, and one of them was the agency at the center of the cybersecurity maelstrom.

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Booz Allen tapped for $202 million contract

Systems integration work could extend through 2020; QSSI to continue with system testing.

The Fed 100

Nominations for the 2016 Federal 100 Awards are now being accepted. 

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