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Why HR must adapt to rise of AI, tech

The National Academy for Public Administration wants federal hiring and workforce management to adapt to modern technologies.

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Security clearance backlog drops 9 percent

An interagency council credits a series of changes instituted to the security clearance process this year with the first drop unprocessed background investigations in years.

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Hurd, Kelly: Government must pay more attention to AI

The leaders of the House IT subcommittee are looking to legislation and funding to level up progress in AI and workforce development to make sure feds can leverage the technology.

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HUD next in line for Centers of Excellence support

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is using the GSA's Centers of Excellence Initiative to develop a modernization plan.

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Watchdog dings contractors for IRS tax day outage

The tax agency plans to seek damages from one contractor as a result of contractual performance targets missed during an embarrassing 2018 system failure.

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Court starts clearing out protests against Alliant 2 Small Business

The battle over the General Services Administration's $15 billion Alliant 2 Small Business contract for IT products and services continues to be tied up in court, but so far GSA is on a winning streak.

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How strong networks support IT modernization

CIOs should consider infrastructure improvements to make sure agencies get the most out of IT modernization.

Tech sleuthing helped FBI probe at federal observatory

The National Solar Observatory's IT staff and wifi network were instrumental in tracking down an alleged child pornographer, according to FBI documents.

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Botnet bandits drop dimes on cybercrimes

New court filings reveal how the operators of the infamous Mirai botnet are helping the FBI combat cybercrime.

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Air Force rolls out PEO Digital

The service is rebranding and changing its acquisition structure to reflect new statutory authorities and its agile approach to development.

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What federal job automation looks like

As the Trump administration aims to drive efficiency and accuracy and eliminate "low-value work," agencies are starting to think about what aspects of their operations lend themselves to automation.

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Barriers to effective insider threat monitoring

IT security and HR shops must align their policies and activities to tackle the threat of data exfiltration.

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