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Frank Kendall

Shielding innovation from DOD bureaucracy, mapping feds' local impact and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Army tries to speed cyber acquisition process

The Army is using an acquisition template known as the Information Technology Box to help it cope with cyberthreats.

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Yelp redux, NSA's balancing act, new cyber paradigms and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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How feds can put the hashtag in hiring

New report from the Partnership for Public Service offers best practices for using social media when recruiting for government jobs.

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Training program for vets focuses on analytics

Now working with its fourth class of students, NS2 Serves is teaching hard-to-hire veterans the data skills that government and industry desperately need.

DHS funds research into secure mobile tech

The department has awarded funds to universities and companies to develop next-generation tools for protecting mobile devices and data.

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USPS wants to go high-tech without losing jobs

An agency long crippled by skyrocketing labor costs is trying to use technology not to trim its workforce but to preserve jobs.

Latest NIST security guide, open CRS, GSA spins up portal offerings and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Attention feds: Those texts, tweets and snapchats just might be records

The U.S. records chief is taking an expansive view of government content generated by new technology.

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Interior renews support for obsolete tech

Microsoft declared Windows Server 2003 dead in July, but the Interior Department's Bureau of Reclamation is buying custom support for 100 licenses.

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GSA enters quiet mode on telecom RFP

The rest of the month will be spent making final changes to the RFP, so GSA will not be responding to additional inquiries.

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More screens, more millennials?

Getting young people into government can be challenging. One company's prescription: Wow them with a "Minority Report" conference room.

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