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Are agencies doing all they can to attract talent?

Agencies may be underutilizing creative payment structures and incentives that could help them attract and retain employees, according to a GAO report.

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Lessons learned from training Army combat units in cyber ops

The Cyber Electromagnetic Activities pilot initiative focused on equipping tactical commanders and brigades with cyber and information operation techniques.

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2019 White House budget may include civilian pay freeze

A leaked OMB document featured in a Democratic report from a Senate committee indicates a proposed pay freeze is on the horizon.

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Help wanted: Senior agile leaders needed

The government must invest in making agencies' senior IT program managers real agile leaders.

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The MGT Act is law. Now what?

Congressional appropriators still must allocate the money for agencies to use the central fund MGT creates. And if they do, how can agencies take advantage of the newly created modernization funds?

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Save the dates: The IT Modernization Report's many deadlines

From cybersecurity to shared services to TICs, American Technology Council's final report recommends dozens of deliverables.

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Agencies have a long way to go to fix security clearance problems, GAO says

A GAO audit found that many federal agencies have yet to implement years-old recommendations to reform and speed up their security clearance processes.

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White House pushes back on cyber strategy demand

President Trump indicates he's opposed to a congressional demand for a cybersecurity strategy in the 2018 defense bill.

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Shakeup at TTS as Murphy takes over GSA

Long-time acquisition expert Emily Murphy takes over GSA, as new leaders move into key spots in the Federal Acquisition Service.

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Agencies link reorgs with employee engagement

While workforce reduction and civilian agency budget cuts seemingly run counter to improving workforce morale, human resources officials are looking to tie agency reorg plans to employee engagement.

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Are the stars aligning for IT transformation?

The migration from Networx to EIS offers a forcing mechanism for rethinking IT infrastructure — if agencies resist the temptation of "like-for-like" updates.

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Contractor agrees to new security protocols after exposing sensitive DISA data to Russia

Netcracker Technology Corp. signed an agreement to keep U.S. customer data in U.S. systems, settling a case that goes back to the Bush administration.

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