Management


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Connolly: Choppy waters ahead for civilian agency IT

FedRAMP, 18F and the federal workforce as a whole face uncertain futures in the next administration, according to Rep. Gerry Connolly.

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Congress appears headed toward short-term funding

The Trump election victory changes the calculation on duration of the next government funding package.

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GSA offers feds a hand with contract writing

Federal agencies will be able to sign up with the General Services Administration's contract writing as-a-service in the coming year.

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White House tweaks incident reporting in FISMA memo

Agencies get an updated definition of a cyber incident in a recent Federal Information Security Modernization Act memo.

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IT, management advice for the new administration

FCW's columnists, contributors and reporters look at how the incoming Trump administration can tackle management, IT acquisition, cybersecurity and more.

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IRS IT contracts could leak sensitive info, says watchdog

The IRS needs to implement more controls for IT contracts to meet federal requirements to protect agency systems and sensitive information.

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Why cyber needs to be front and center in the transition

Experts warn that past transitions have ignored the lessons learned by outgoing administrations, and the stakes are so high now that the Trump Administration needs to heed the advice of Obama's cyber officials.

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CTOs can't agree on what CTOs do

What does a federal chief technology officer do? It depends.

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In tumultuous election, familiar faces on Capitol Hill remain

Alongside a presidential race that defied pundits' predictions, a few key players in the federal IT and oversight world won new terms in Congress.

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Bills at the ready to achieve Trump's workforce goals

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised to institute a federal hiring freeze and reduce the workforce through attrition. Here's how it might happen.

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GAO sustains protest in National Guard IT contract

The government watchdog upheld the protest of a 2015 IT services contract, because the contracting agency failed to consider a conflict of interest and pricing problems.

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IG: USPS at risk of unauthorized network access

The U.S. Postal Service does not know how many internet-facing hosts it has, lacks adequate firewall protections and is therefore vulnerable to unwanted network intrusions.

The Fed 100

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Federal 100 Awards.

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