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White House probes centralized cyber capabilities

The White House is exploring a centralized method of providing IT and cybersecurity capabilities to agencies for the next administration.

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Strategic sourcing saves, but not enough

Agencies are saving millions through federal strategic sourcing initiatives, but they're potentially leaving millions more on the table, according to an oversight report.

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Seven steps to a smooth transition

ACT-IAC paper offers advice to the next administration on cybersecurity, management, workforce and more.

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IT modernization isn't all about tech

More efficient and cost-effective IT often comes down to customer involvement and comfort, according to some IT experts.

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DDOS attacks raise questions from lawmakers

Lawmakers want answers from government officials and the private sector on how a distributed denial-of-service attack crippled leading websites last week.

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18F finances in disarray, watchdog warns

A new report says 18F has lost $36 million to date, "repeatedly overestimated revenue" and pushed back its projected break-even date to 2020.

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GSA streamlines acquisition for small vendors

The GSA has introduced new capabilities and processes under its six-month-old Making It Easier program to attract new potential federal contractors.

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Trump promises federal hiring freeze

In a weekend policy speech, the Republican presidential nominee announced plans to trim the federal workforce by attrition.

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Census calls off 2017 field tests, cites funding uncertainty

Bureau officials said the decision to cancel the upcoming tests is not ideal, but it is "the best overall operation remaining amid current uncertainty" about fiscal 2017 funding.

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Tax agency punted on $12M email system

The IRS acquired and never deployed a $12 million email system designed to help comply with pending records management requirements.

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Interior CDM effort 'immature,' says watchdog report

The Interior Department's inspector general said the agency's cybersecurity efforts need more work.

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Trump ally Gingrich pushes for federal 'You're fired!'

A senior adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump wants to make it easier for the former reality TV star to use his famous catchphrase if he's elected.

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Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

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