Robert Coen

NITAAC's Coen headed to GSA

The director of one of the biggest IT acquisition vehicles is headed to the GSA.

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How social media can help spot insider threats

A recent directive on using individuals’ social media activity in the security clearance process is a good first step, but it could go even further.

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GSA confident that EIS is on track

Despite a recently announced delay in feedback for bidders, GSA's next-generation telecommunications contract already has transition plans bubbling.

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GAO: More data needed on costs and benefits of telework

The government watchdog wants OPM to track the savings associated with telework and provide guidance for agencies to quantify the costs and benefits.

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Beyond the lab: Government innovation in unlikely places

Dedicated innovation shops are in vogue, but a culture of user-centered thinking can be put to work in any corner of government.

GSA releases playbook for enterprise risk management

The CFO Council and the Performance Improvement Council have released guidance to help agencies meet new risk management requirements in OMB’s revised Circular A-123.

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GAO: Treasury, OMB must better monitor Data Act progress

The Treasury Department and the Office of Management and Budget need to better monitor agencies' efforts to implement the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act, or they risk jeopardizing the law's timely enactment.

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How synced can (and should) NSA and CIA be on cyber?

NSA and the CIA have revamped themselves in the past year. FCW asked officials how well Fort Meade and Langley are collaborating in cyberspace in pursuit of their separate missions.

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How end users can make or break an agency migration

IT modernization is a risky endeavor, and agencies too often overlook the human factor.

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GSA digs into shared payroll system issues

The Unified Shared Services Management office is asking industry how it can improve the way agencies pay federal employees.

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Feds being polled about equity issues

The Merit Systems Protection Board wants to know how agency employees view management and the challenges of their jobs.

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GSA feedback for EIS bidders pushed back into August

Initial evaluations of proposals for the massive telecommunications contract were originally planned for late July.

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