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How to beat the cost of crime-solving tech

Complex and expensive crime-solving needs are driving local law enforcement entities to the FBI and other deep-pocketed federal agencies for solutions.

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Oversight chairman agrees to subpoena DOJ after census hearing no-show

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chair Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) is moving to subpoena the Department of Justice after the head of its Civil Rights Division skipped a hearing on the 2020 census.

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NDAA draft would slash number of CIOs in DOD, boost cyber workforce

The House Armed Service Committee's 2019 defense spending bill also calls for more detail on the Pentagon's controversial JEDI cloud acquisition program.

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OPM pushes cuts to federal retirement benefits

The Office of Personnel Management is moving ahead with a series of changes to pension benefits that it estimates will save more than $143 billion over 10 years.

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Why more agencies aren’t applying for TMF funds

Despite general agreement the Modernizing Government Technology Act was a win for federal IT, just nine projects were initially submitted for money from the central IT fund the law created.

Federal CIO Suzette Kent presents opening remarks for the Women in Federal IT & Cyber event on March 29, 2018. (USDA photo by Tom Witham)

Federal CIO lays out wish list for her agency counterparts

In order for CIOs to handle their increasingly important, complex and ranging roles, federal CIO Suzette Kent wants to see greater authorities for and communication between agency tech offices.

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DHS seeks drones to patrol the border

The DHS technology directorate wants to test small drones and their onboard sensors in a variety of security scenarios.

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CBP officers test body cams

The short-term cost is the camera, a former agency chief said. The big expense is with data storage and retrieval.

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Perdue tops list of Service to the Citizen Award winners

Agriculture secretary is one of nearly 100 government and industry leaders recognized as "Champions of Change."

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Futures Command, coming this summer, needs a leader and a base

Army Secretary Mark Esper said the new Futures Command will help change the service's acquisition culture.

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Veterans' groups sue Trump over acting VA chief

Two advocacy groups are suing the Trump administration over its selection of defense official Robert Wilkie as the acting head of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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4 steps toward IT consolidation

To successfully manage an IT consolidation, leaders must know the requirements, develop a strategy, get employee buy-in and measure the results.

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