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Donald Trump needs a transition leader

The billionaire might be the presumptive GOP nominee, but those managing presidential transition prep say he doesn't yet have a dedicated transition team leader or office space.

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GAO: FEMA needs framework to improve IT systems

According to the Government Accountability Office, FEMA needs to develop a governing framework for the oversight and modernization of IT investments.

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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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IG: ICE IT system deficiencies threaten data integrity

Deficiencies in Immigration and Customs Enforcement's general IT controls could jeopardize the privacy and integrity of critical financial and operational data, according to 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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Hundreds of comments shape final Data Act schema

One year before the Data Act’s big reporting deadline, the Treasury Department dropped a finalized picture of how all the government's spending data will actually come together.

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New Labor Department employment portal targets veterans

The Labor Department is officially launching a "first stop" website to bring together the resources of multiple agencies for job-seeking veterans.

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Senate VA bill looks to change agency culture, accelerate termination for cause

A new bill would make it easier for the VA secretary to fire executives and rank-and-file employees.

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GAO: SEC needs to follow its own security plan

A new GAO report says the SEC's financial data could be accessed by former or disgruntled employees unless proper access management controls are instituted.

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HPC boosters back FITARA exemption for national labs

At a Capitol Hill conference, high-performance computer operators and vendors said the powerful machines should not be categorized as garden-variety IT for the purposes of procurement.

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Why OPM is prioritizing higher education for feds

A new training push might be equipping feds with skills that could help them jump to the private sector, but one leader says that's okay.

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More modern IT could keep SSA from mailing out Social Security numbers

The Social Security Administration's internal watchdog said modernization would help the agency keep personally identifiable information out of mailings to beneficiaries.

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