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The IT ambitions of USDA

Fiscal 2017 IT budget plans detail how the Agriculture Department aims to be a powerhouse in network and financial services.

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CIA to put millions of declassified documents online

The intelligence agency is shifting its collection of declassified documents from an offline National Archives workstation to the public-facing CIA.gov website.

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GAO to probe FedRAMP

GAO auditors will take a comprehensive look at the government's cloud security program by talking to agencies and commercial providers.

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White House probes centralized cyber capabilities

The White House is exploring a centralized method of providing IT and cybersecurity capabilities to agencies for the next administration.

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Government needs digital transformation to reverse sliding satisfaction

Agencies must embrace a digital, cloud-based transformation to reverse declining public satisfaction with government service, save money and build for the future, according to a new report.

OMB floats new rules of the road for IT modernization

A draft policy sets out how agencies should prioritize IT modernization efforts.

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Finalizing cyber incident response might be easier than deciding when to use it

The revised National Cyber Incident Response Plan is on track to be completed by the end of the year, but the more difficult challenge might be determining when a cyber incident reaches a threshold that activates the plan.

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Can tech transform the social safety net?

Data sharing and technology offer greater opportunities for people to find jobs, and they present the government with a chance to streamline, improve and rethink social programs.

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Think FedRAMP is a bottleneck? Think again.

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program deserves praise, not criticism, and here are four reasons why.

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Elections could upend IT leadership on Capitol Hill

As Democrats seek to expand their seats, a few notable lawmakers with IT and workforce policy chops could find themselves out of office when the 115th Congress convenes.

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Will the next president keep IT modernization going?

The coming presidential transition could take the steam out of federal IT reform, lawmakers and agency officials said.

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Data policy for a new administration

Experts have some advice for the next administration on tackling open-data initiatives early in its term to improve government operations and service.

The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

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