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Veterans panel chairman wants faster action on VA scheduling

After the Department of Veterans Affairs announced plans to pursue multiple scheduling projects, the chairman of VA's authorizing committee said the agency should have a single system in place.

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Some IT bright spots in GAO annual risk report

Federal IT acquisition and DHS management see gains over 2015, but GAO wants more improvement.

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CIOs: Telecom transition can spur IT modernization

The move to a new $50 billion federal telecommunications contract should support transition to new IT services, official say.

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DHS vague on rules for election aid, say states

State election officials had more questions than answers after a Department of Homeland Security presentation on the designation of election systems as critical U.S. infrastructure.

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How the hiring freeze targets millennials

The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.

Should Americans trust their voting tech?

State officials told the Election Assistance Commission that they are looking to shore up the cybersecurity of voting systems in the wake of the 2016 elections.

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Worries over Trump's smartphone continue

Top Democrats on the Senate Homeland Security Committee are worried President Trump is still using an outdated, vulnerable Android smartphone.

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NITAAC looks to fee caps, laptop refresh

A big governmentwide contract vehicle at the National Institutes of Health is looking to support more large acquisitions, including cloud computing services.

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VA moves ahead with homegrown scheduling IT

The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.

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Decision time for scheduling tech at VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs is on deadline to decide whether to test a homegrown scheduling solution for patients.

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Ethics office website chokes under crush of visitors

The Office of Government Ethics' website was overwhelmed by the volume of visitors, after White House adviser Kellyanne Conway endorsed Ivanka Trump's clothing line in a live TV interview.

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In praise of public servants

Recognizing the outstanding work done by government for the nation, every single day.