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Agencies steer clear of RIFs in reorg plans

Agencies think they can fulfill White House reorganization goals and trim their workforces by relying on attrition and reclassifying employees.

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Round 1 of EIS task orders expected in October

The General Services Administration put together a planning tool for EIS buyers with the first task orders expected soon.

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DOD looks to get aggressive about cloud adoption

Defense leaders and Congress are looking to encourage more aggressive cloud policies and prod reluctant agencies to embrace experimentation and risk-taking.

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Trump tech office looks to improve customer experience

A senior White House tech adviser said that administration's priorities include improving citizen-facing services, shared services and pushing open government legislation.

DHS offers new details on Kaspersky ban

The Department of Homeland Security published the full text of its Kaspersky ban in the Federal Register just as the Senate voted to ban the company from federal networks as an amendment to the defense bill.

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What Cybercom's independence means

Is the next step for Cybercom as a unified combatant command to split off from the National Security Agency?

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IRS relies on obsolete hardware, IG finds

An inspector general audit found the IRS is losing ground when it comes to replacing outdated IT hardware, with budget constraints topping the list of reasons.

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Last call for feedback on cloud guide for feds

The federal Cloud Center of Excellence is seeking in-person input from both industry and government at a Sept. 26 event.

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$500M IT modernization plan passes Senate in defense bill

A bill to help agencies modernize legacy systems and move to the cloud passed the Senate as part of the $700 billion defense bill.

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GSA elevates Davie, makes changes at 18F

Longtime IT procurement specialist Mary Davie is now deputy commissioner of the Federal Acquisition Service, while 18F Acting Executive Director Dave Zvenyach becomes acting assistant commissioner for the FAS Office of Systems Management.

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Census dinged by IG for canvassing error rate

A recent Department of Commerce inspector general report raises questions about the quality control procedures for an in-office component of the Census Bureau's address canvassing operation.

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FAA greenlights drone use in Irma recovery

Hurricane Irma generated a wave of drone authorizations at FAA as recovery work ramped up in Florida.

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