Management


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DOD consolidates cloud under CIO

The Pentagon announced new CIO Dana Deasy was taking control over all of the department's cloud initiatives, but it's not clear what that means for the warfighting cloud acquisition program JEDI.

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Can government do e-commerce?

Congress mandated that the government give federal buyers an Amazon.com-style shopping experience, but it's not as easy as it looks.

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Short-term savings or long-term transformation?

With the Trump administration's government reorganization plan out, it's worth examining strategies for how to balance demands for budget cuts with big-picture organizational change.

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Student-run fellowship expands for second year

A student-run initiative is establishing itself as a national pipeline to give students tech experience in the federal government.

Audit finds another cyber headache for IRS

Two years after the Get Transcript breach, officials at the tax agency are still getting dinged for insufficient protection of sensitive taxpayer data.

Feinstein bill bans bots

A new bill from the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee would but restrictions on the use of social media bots by political groups.

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A cloud reality check

FCW recently gathered a group of cloud specialists, CTOs and other agency leaders to discuss the cloud conversations they're having and the steps they believe will help agencies find a real and lasting return on investment in the cloud.

cloud security

DISA takes the lead in continuous monitoring clearance tech

The Defense Information Systems Agency is spearheading a continuous monitoring solution that it hopes will virtually eliminate the reinvestigation process for security clearance holders and reduce the backlog of more than 700,000 cases.

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Will Trump's reorg plan get a boost from Congress?

The White House proposed a wide-ranging plan that would consolidate and reorganize cabinet-level agencies, but it won't get far without backing from Congress.

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Reorg includes clearance overhaul

The plan would strip the Office of Personnel Management of its authority over background investigations and make the Pentagon the central hub for security clearance authority in the federal government.

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GSA closes in on e-commerce portal plan

In an industry day for its planned e-commerce portal, GSA officials addressed vendor concerns and pressed for more ideas on how to develop the effort.

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Small biz programs for contractors could be consolidated in reorg

A White House proposal would harmonize multiple federal programs for small business funding and contracting certification at the Small Business Administration.

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