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A virtual community of cyber talent

Organizers of CyberCompEX are aiming to have 1,000 online registrants by year's end.

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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3 keys to building a federal DevOps culture

Government lags behind the private sector in breaking down the wall between the development and operations teams. Here's how agencies can close the gap.

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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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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.

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A season for cyber

A big cybersecurity bill awaits the Senate in September, and several other information-security measures are in the pipeline.

IBM: "Creating a Balanced Porfolio of Information Technology Metrics"

Metrics key to measuring success on IT projects

CIOs need to develop and use metrics so they know what works and can tell a better story about IT successes, says a new report from the IBM Center for the Business of Government.

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

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Feds talk app stores

Mobility is just as much about apps as it is devices. But vetting and featuring good apps is still a challenge for federal agencies.