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How Trump's management order gives VA 'air cover'

An organizational overhaul is coming to the veterans' agency under the president's executive order on government management.

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DOJ, DHS could do better at sharing terror info

Although the DOJ and DHS are sharing domestic counterterror information, they need to tweak some access and coordination issues, according to a joint oversight report from the agencies' inspectors general.

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Hurd ramps up call for cyber national guard

Congressional watchdogs, as well as industry members and feds, called for a cyber national guard, pooled hiring and reforming educational outreach to address the IT skills shortage.

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General: Cyber Command needs new platform before NSA split

U.S. Cyber Command should be elevated to a full combatant command as soon as possible, the head of Strategic Command told Congress, but it cannot be separated from the NSA until it has its own cyber platform.

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Senate appropriators go to Jared

A pair of senators with a standing interest in improving IT acquisition is looking to Jared Kushner's new innovation team for help modernizing legacy tech.

4 tips for pulling millennials into the workforce

Making agencies more appealing to the youngest generation of workers has the added benefit of strengthening the entire federal workforce.

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Agencies backsliding on FITARA

A leading watchdog told the House Oversight panel that agencies took some backward steps on implementing IT reforms during the transition and the early days of the Trump administration.

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Hurd: Revised MGT Act coming 'very soon'

The chairman of the House subcommittee on federal IT says that tweaks are coming to a bill to support agency moves to the cloud.

DHS cyber reorg bill coming

A top DHS cybersecurity official and a leading lawmaker are pushing a plan to reorganize federal cyber protection.

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Can Jared fix federal IT?

Seasoned government managers are hopeful about an innovation effort backed by the president, but they see pitfalls and the possibility of duplication.

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OPM issues how-to guide for layoffs

Following the White House's proposed budget cuts, the Office of Personnel Management issued guidance for agency heads on how to handle potential workforce reductions.