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The government reorganization plan: There may be a pony in there after all

Attention and criticism have focused on the proposed org-chart changes, Alan Balutis notes, but the real opportunities lie elsewhere.

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GSA's veteran CISO retires

The long-time chief of the General Services Administration's IT security program retired at the end of June to move halfway around the world.

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Waging cyber war without a rulebook

As the U.S. looks to go on the offense in the cyber domain, critical questions remain unanswered around who will take the lead and how clearly to draw the rules of engagement.

DOJ backtracks on linking OPM hack to loan fraud case

The Justice Department acknowledged that a news release connecting a loan fraud case with the massive data theft of employee data at OPM was "premature."

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DISA turns to OTA for background-investigation platform

A prototype aims to provide an "integrated case management solution" as a shared service for investigative users.

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DOD releases new digital engineering strategy

The strategy emphasizes the need for culture shift, formalized development processes and innovation to modernize legacy defense systems.

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GSA looking for new telecom director

The General Services Administration wants to fill a senior executive position that provides strategic vision for its Telecommunications Services program.

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Bryan nominated to lead DHS S&T Directorate

The White House wants to make the current temporary head of DHS' science and technology directorate its official leader.

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OPM tells agencies how to implement workforce orders

The White House rolled out procedures it requires agencies to use to implement three executive orders aimed at performance improvement, dismissal of problem employees and managing unions.

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EPA needs to manage contractors better, says Hill panel

Three senior Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee want the Environmental Protection Agency to get a better handle on its contractor workforce.

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GSA looks to streamline acquisition for federal buyers

The new Order Level Materials ordering upgrade to schedule contracts can speed up agency buys.

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How to fix the Pentagon's acquisition workforce problems in one week

Section 809 Panel Chair David Drabkin and Commissioner N. Ross Thompson III explained how their latest report on streamlining acquisition could help the DOD with workforce woes.

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