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Granite State opts out of FirstNet

Although 35 states and territories have decided to join the AT&T-based public safety broadband network, the proposal by Rivada Networks was "far and away our best option," the governor said.

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Feds look to get creative about cyber hiring

Policymakers are keeping an open mind when it comes to improving the cybersecurity workforce.

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What does the future of the SES look like?

Members of the Senior Executive Service wonder what needs to be done to create a pipeline of future leaders.

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Why VA's Cerner deal will cost $10 billion

The program officer in charge of the Department of Veterans Affairs shift to a commercial electronic health record offered some insight into the complexities of the move at a House hearing.

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DOD looks to DIUX for the future of acquisition

In the midst of a reorg and modernization efforts, the Defense Department wants to lean on its experimental arm to cure procurement woes.

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Army modernization command looks to avoid red tape

The Futures and Modernization Command, which is set to stand up in 2018, will have to resist the ways of old if it wants to be successful.

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AT&T to join Census mobile device efforts

The Commerce Dept. says a successful contract award protest is moot after AT&T agreed to join CDW-G on the Census mobile device-as-a-service contract as a subcontractor.

Senate Intel chair doesn't plan legislative push on election cyber

Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) dropped some hints about what the Senate Intelligence Committee will recommend to protect election infrastructure.

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Federal happiness still on the rise, survey says

Most federal agencies improved their employee happiness scores for the third consecutive year, but the need for more effective leadership continues to hold back greater improvement.

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Beware of unicorns

Agencies want the benefits that new technologies can bring, but need a sharper focus on the mission impact -- and have grown wary of one-off solutions.

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Army looks to tap civilian talent for cyber force

U.S. Army Cyber Command is launching a pilot program to pluck developers, data scientists and engineers from the workforce to face off against U.S. adversaries.

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Bipartisan House group asks Trump to bump federal pay

A dozen members of Congress from both sides of the aisle are pressing the president to align proposed federal pay increases for military and civilian employees.

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