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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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Why data chiefs need to be everywhere

Agency chief data officers belong where they are needed, and that's not necessarily in the IT shop.

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The quest for seamless, secure identity and access management

With hackers increasingly targeting users, federal agencies are turning to identity management to better protect their systems.

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Pentagon boosts emerging tech spend

The Department of Defense spent $7.4 billion in fiscal year 2017 on cloud computing, big data and artificial intelligence technologies, according to a recent Govini report.

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SEC cyber squad halts cryptocurrency offering

The new Cyber Unit at the Securities and Exchange Commission stopped an ongoing cryptocurrency offering that has attracted approximately $15 million in investment since launching in August.

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