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Making sense of the IT modernization challenge

Government has the chance to cut costs while also streamlining operations -- but only if agencies embrace a continuous innovation model.

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House panel seeks probe of contractor data calls

The Energy and Commerce committee asked the GAO to examine whether the Department of Energy is wasting contractors time and money with superfluous requests.

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DHS moves ahead on financial system amid questions from Congress

DHS released the final draft RFP for its financial management system modernization to potential vendors and told them to plan for a late October contract award.

Why aren't agencies listening to GAO, IGs on FISMA?

An oversight report found that agencies are ignoring hundreds of IG and GAO security recommendations.

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Hurd promises more FITARA oversight

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) said selective compliance with FITARA initiatives was a "frustrating" problem that oversight can solve.

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What to look for in agency reorg plans

Will agency reorganization plans focus on management and program improvements, or are the efforts a front for budget cuts and workforce reductions?

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Can Congress put evidence-based policymaking into practice?

A bipartisan commission wants the government to use program data to determine whether policies work, but there are political barriers.

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Senators seek IG probe of HealthCare.gov outages

Four Senate Democrats are urging the Health and Human Services inspector general to probe the planned schedule for HealthCare.gov downtime during the coming open enrollment period.

How cyber impacts the full spectrum of terror threats

Cybersecurity still ranks near the top of threats that worry the nation's security agencies.

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SEC still probing data breach

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton told a Senate panel that the agency was expanding its probe into a 2016 data breach.

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House panel hammers Army CIO over request to reprogram 2018 funds

The Army is seeking to realign funds for network modernization, but Congress wants to know what's wrong with the systems it already paid for.

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Navy looks to break ground with collaborative IT contracts

By getting ongoing industry input on contracts from industry, the Navy is expecting to save time. Will it work?