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Potential users talk EIS contract

Federal IT and network managers discussed their work to transition to GSA's Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract at a June 25 ACT-IAC panel.

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IT tools can help declassification backlog, but is there funding?

Three pilot projects designed to prove out the software-based analysis concept have convinced members of the Public Interest Declassification Board that some level of automation can be introduced into the declassification process.

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OPM contractors in the crosshairs

House Oversight and Government Reform targeted OPM officials and contractors alike for their roles in the massive hack.

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GSA Schedule tools expanding

As options expand, some of the "wiggle room" in Multiple Awards Schedule pricing is being winnowed out.

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A guide to creating a culture of performance

A new report from the Partnership for Public Service aims to chart a path toward creating a culture of performance improvement for federal agencies.

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GSA, SEWP, NITAAC collaborate on computer needs

Acquisition managers surveyed users at 26 federal agencies about what kinds of laptops and desktops are most commonly used, and used the input to set baseline configurations.

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House passes check on Internet transition, multiple DHS measures

In addition to demanding review of any change to the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority, legislators pushed for IT consolidation, improved communications and other reforms for DHS component agencies.

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Can a one-person data shop make a difference?

Federal Reserve CDO Micheline Casey says doing data management on the cheap is a recipe for disaster.

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Unions play watchdog – and roadblock? – roles in OPM disaster

Federal labor unions are holding OPM accountable and fighting for workers after breaches exposed personal data – but did union bargaining help leave government systems vulnerable in the first place?

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Grassley unsatisfied with DOD response to ex-comptroller case

Sen. Charles Grassley and the Defense Department have traded letters over the alleged mistreatment of former Defense Information Systems Agency Comptroller Jimaye Sones.

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Meadows loses Gov Ops gavel

A key House subcommittee with broad oversight of government management will be getting a new chairman.

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It's not me, it's you

Handling difficult people at all levels starts with taking a more positive approach to the challenge.

The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.

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