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DATA Act review finds errors in $2 billion of DHS transactions

An oversight report found $1.9 billion in DHS transactions could not be linked to their corresponding award-level transactions for Q2 of FY2017, but the agency is pushing back on the findings.

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Senator seeks probe of 'burrowing' CFPB fed

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) wants the Office of Special Counsel to look into the conversion of Leandra English from a political appointee at OPM to a career official at CFPB.

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GSA faces busy 2018

With changes in leadership, advancing technology and management of huge contracts, GSA has a busy year ahead.

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White House names acquisition leaders at DOD, Air Force

The Trump administration announced picks for assistant secretary of defense for acquisition and acquisition head at the Air Force.

Karen Mummaw named acting CIO at State

A longtime State Department tech official is leading the agency's Information Resource Management Bureau.

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Email hygiene mandate takes hold at agencies

While nearly half of federal domains have put policies in place to alert against email spoofing, there's a lot more work to be done.

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How cross-agency collaboration could improve tech oversight

By working across agency lines, watchdogs could improve tech, cybersecurity and financial oversight governmentwide, but greater resources and authorities may also be needed, according to a new report.

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Alliant 2 protest heads to court

Lawsuits from two firms seek to force GSA to re-evaluate its award for the $50 billion IT product and services contract.

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All in for FirstNet

The planned national wireless interoperable emergency responder network got 100 percent buy in, but some stakeholders needed some prodding.

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Census enters 2018 facing more questions than answers

After a 2017 filled with uncertainty and slipped deadlines, the Census Bureau faces a critical 2018 that could make or break the constitutionally mandated count.

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GSA looks to staff up IT modernization teams

Solicitation covers start-up staffing needs for five separate Centers of Excellence to "manage centralized, function-specific talent, solutions and acquisition vehicles."

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Hurd dishes on MGT's future

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) discusses the prospects of the MGT Act's centralized modernization fund actually getting funded for fiscal year 2018 and how agencies can maximize the working capital funds.

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