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A web of FedRAMP collaboration

Agencies are leveraging each other's cloud service authorization efforts -- some more than others. Here's what FedRAMP sharing looks like.

White House techies explore the intersection of big data and ethics

A new report examines how big-data applications can uncover discrimination but also encode hidden biases.

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USAID's beta site is meant to look nongovernmental

In a bid to democratize development worldwide, USAID is partnering with other organizations to create a website that doesn't even end in .gov.

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New White House guidance charts future of shared services

The Obama administration is looking to make sure its advances on shared services becomes a permanent fixture of government.

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Why bimodal IT is terrible

In an agile world, a two-siloed system is simply wasteful, Forrester analysts argue in a new report.

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Watchdog: VA benefits system lacks accurate audit logs

An Inspector General report revealed that Veterans Benefits Management System cannot effectively respond to security violations because of deficient audit logs.

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DHS ramping up info-sharing work with industry

DHS is planning new guidance that will help the private sector better share cybersecurity information with the government.

What agencies are asking about FedRAMP

FCW talked with FedRAMP evangelist Ashley Mahan about her role in helping agencies adopt cloud technology.

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What really goes on inside the FedRAMP office

One tiny team is at the center of the federal government’s push for cloud computing — and all the loud, complicated competing interests that go along with it.

Air Force wants to link iPads with SIPRNET

Air Force CTO Frank Konieczny sees a future for iPads on the Defense Department’s classified network.

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GSA unifies tech groups into single service

18F, the Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies and the Presidential Innovation Fellows program are being combined into a single technology office.

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Finally, a faster FedRAMP?

A revamped assessment process targets the cloud security program’s biggest friction point: time.

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