Management


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To fight fraud, follow the data

Federal program managers are being urged to use data analytics and information sharing to sniff out fraud, abuse and improper payments.

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CBP hopes job app will smooth hiring

Customs and Border Protection is banking that a re-engineered hiring processes and a new mobile app will help the agency recruit new agents and support personnel.

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Rules for IT radicals

A pragmatic guide to realistically disrupting the federal IT space.

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USPS knocked for widespread Hatch Act violation

Watchdogs found that violations of federal law during the 2016 presidential campaign were the result of institutional practices that must be corrected.

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White House pushes TBM for IT savings and smarter spending

At a half-day summit on Technology Business Management, government and industry executives stressed the benefits of better IT investment data.

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FITARA Enhancement Act moves forward

The stand-alone bill is a backup plan in case key extensions are not included in the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act.

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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.

Claire McCaskill

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.