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Federal spectrum reallocation included in budget deal

A proposed two-year budget plan would use projected funds from federal spectrum auctions as a way to offset long-term spending.

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IC plans Intelligence.gov as part of transparency effort

U.S. spy agencies are trying to come in from the cold, on a limited basis, under the banner of open government.

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Nontechnical problems doomed joint VA/DOD health record, top official says

Chris Miller, the Pentagon's point man on electronic health records, offers some real talk on why interoperability between DOD and Veterans Affairs is proving so difficult.

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Agricultural data is a new cash crop, but who reaps the harvest?

Farmers and businesses need to hash out property rights and privacy issues as big data pervades American agriculture -- especially if they want to avoid regulation by Congress.

CISA passes Senate, Census seeks CIO and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Safeguarding Pentagon health records

Hackers have healthcare data firmly in their sights, and Capt. John Windom is keen to keep the Pentagon’s massive health records system from being the next breach victim.

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Survey shows support, with reservations, for shared services

More organizations are planning to make the leap to shared financial services, but they're not necessarily excited about it -- or confident that they'll see many benefits.

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'If you're slow, then you're in deep, deep trouble'

Federal CIO stresses leadership, speed and next-gen IT.

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$50B telecom contract set to kick off during presidential transition

The massive Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract is scheduled to start delivering services in January 2017, but the pending change of administration could lead to some hiccups.

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Funding IT projects in an era of constrained budgets

With money tight, experts say CIOs need to be creative and collaborative to find funding for new IT projects.

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NGA releases commercial strategy, OASIS chief heads to White House and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Millennials don't even know what cybersecurity is

Young people are overconfident, unaware and uninterested in pursuing cybersecurity careers, largely because they don't know what it means to be a cybersecurity professional.

The Fed 100

Nominations for the 2016 Federal 100 Awards are now being accepted. 

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