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Dreaming in code

Coding boot camps feed the need for talented programmers in the public and private sectors, and are becoming a booming business themselves.

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FedBid emerging from a tough winter, says CEO

"Nine months ago we had 75 agency customers. We still have 75 agency customers," says former OFPP head Joe Jordan.

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House Intel panel, White House spar over new cyber agency

The intelligence authorization bill would, the White House says, leave the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center with too broad a set of responsibilities and a dearth of resources.

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CIS not so agile with agile

A GAO report says an inability to effectively implement agile and open source techniques contributed to delays and added a billion dollars to an immigration processing system's price tag.

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18F readies agile BPA

The 18-page RFQ aims to establish a common contracting vehicle for agencies seeking vendors specializing in agile delivery services.

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Faster hiring for feds, Army mobile and commercial drones

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Back-end of remains in development

HHS internal watchdog recommends automated IT for advance payments under the health care law.

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Government lags in point-of-contact satisfaction

Use of agency websites as the preferred avenue of citizen contact with government nearly doubled in just two years, says a new study.

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Lawmakers rip OPM's 'failure'

Members of Congress heaped hard questions on federal IT leaders at a June 16 hearing and suggested strongly that somebody needs to be fired.

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Halvorsen 'concerned' by status of JRSS software

The Pentagon's top IT official said the Joint Regional Security Stacks software, a key piece of the program's success, needs improving.

FirstNet RFP, Navy CIO and S&T on Facebook

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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CIO Scott: IT reform is 'different' this time

The federal CIO is confident FITARA will succeed where Clinger-Cohen and other efforts have failed.