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Federal CIO Tony Scott

Scott ties two legacy IT efforts together

ITMF, Move IT legacy system renewal efforts aren’t mutually exclusive, said federal CIO.

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ONC releases draft interoperability standards

The government's new vision for electronic health record interoperability is more interactive and transparent than previous iterations.

President Barack Obama receives the Presidential Daily Briefing from Robert Cardillo, Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Intelligence Integration, in the Oval Office, Jan. 31, 2012. Part of the briefing was done using a tablet computer. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

POTUS social media to reset with new administration

President Obama's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posts will follow the exiting leader out of the Oval Office, leaving a blank slate for his successor.

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Air Force moving to Windows 10 within two years

The Air Force announced it is accelerating its Windows 10 upgrade, with an eye to finishing within two years.

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Report: NASA makes a strong statement in contract dispute

In an unusual move, NASA has let an IT system authority to operate lapse as a means of calling attention to a problematic contract.

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GSA set to approve first fast-tracked CSPs

The first graduates of FedRAMP's fast-track approval process will be emerging in the next few weeks.

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Is the U.S. handing over control of the internet?

Despite some alarmist headlines about the transfer of a key internet architecture function, the fact remains that the U.S. cannot relinquish control that it does not have.

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Privacy groups slam DHS social media proposal

A coalition of civil liberties groups has objected to a proposed policy to collect social media information from foreign travelers.

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University UAS researchers share information network with NASA

UAS researchers and NASA can see each other's drone flights via a secure data network.

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Future-readying the federal workforce

Most agencies have the data and domain knowledge needed to drive innovation. Now they need a culture that attracts and nurtures the necessary talent.

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Should feds worry about the NSA leak?

A leak of alleged NSA exploits that includes previously undisclosed flaws in Cisco routers has been met largely with official silence.

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Convincing your team to love collaboration software

The benefits can be dramatic, but picking a solution is more complicated than just comparing features.

The Fed 100

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

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