Management


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DHS authorization could give acquisition a boost

The DHS authorization bill making its way through the House would help the agency make more progress sorting out its acquisition processes, a Capitol Hill oversight committee official said.

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Independence, accountability and the Office of Inspector General

Two longtime federal IT leaders explore the balancing act required to maximize IGs' effectiveness.

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Survey: DevOps a bright spot among public-sector uncertainty

Siloed operations and systems integration are serious concerns that better DevOps might help to mitigate, IT decision makers say.

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NAPA report calls for overhaul of civil service system

Calling the government's human capital system "fundamentally broken," a new report calls for a federated system that focuses on staffing agencies to help them achieve their missions.

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What now for the Army's $5B ADMC 3 contract?

A key vehicle for hardware purchases has been slowed by protests and is now at an important crossroads.

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McCaskill wants answers on immigration IT

The ranking Democrat on the Senate on Homeland Security committee wants to see acquisition and decision documentation, alternatives for the beleaguered DHS immigration processing system dubbed ELIS.

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Teleworking success a mixed bag at SSA

Employee productivity in the Social Security Administration's teleworking pilot program varied significantly by office and job function.

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Workforce antidiscrimination bill sails through House

The House of Representatives passed by voice vote a bill that would codify stronger anti-discrimination protections for federal employees.

Kaspersky axed from governmentwide contracts

Russian cybersecurity vendor Kaspersky Lab has been taken off key government contract vehicles NASA SEWP and GSA Schedule 70 as part of an overall move to address possible risks posed by the firm.

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SBA CIO grapples with modernization

A House committee urged the Small Business Administration CIO to flatten the org chart and improve on cybersecurity.

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Is GSA getting too political?

Some Hill Democrats are pushing back on a decision to make the Federal Acquisition Service chief a political appointee.

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FBI nominee stresses cyber and spy powers

FBI director nominee Christopher Wray told senators he will make cyber and the reauthorization of FISA Section 702 top priorities if he is confirmed.