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Help wanted: Senior agile leaders needed

The government must invest in making agencies' senior IT program managers real agile leaders.

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The MGT Act is law. Now what?

Congressional appropriators still must allocate the money for agencies to use the central fund MGT creates. And if they do, how can agencies take advantage of the newly created modernization funds?

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Save the dates: The IT Modernization Report's many deadlines

From cybersecurity to shared services to TICs, American Technology Council's final report recommends dozens of deliverables.

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Agencies have a long way to go to fix security clearance problems, GAO says

A GAO audit found that many federal agencies have yet to implement years-old recommendations to reform and speed up their security clearance processes.

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White House pushes back on cyber strategy demand

President Trump indicates he's opposed to a congressional demand for a cybersecurity strategy in the 2018 defense bill.

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Shakeup at TTS as Murphy takes over GSA

Long-time acquisition expert Emily Murphy takes over GSA, as new leaders move into key spots in the Federal Acquisition Service.

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Agencies link reorgs with employee engagement

While workforce reduction and civilian agency budget cuts seemingly run counter to improving workforce morale, human resources officials are looking to tie agency reorg plans to employee engagement.

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Are the stars aligning for IT transformation?

The migration from Networx to EIS offers a forcing mechanism for rethinking IT infrastructure — if agencies resist the temptation of "like-for-like" updates.

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Contractor agrees to new security protocols after exposing sensitive DISA data to Russia

Netcracker Technology Corp. signed an agreement to keep U.S. customer data in U.S. systems, settling a case that goes back to the Bush administration.

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Is the FBI investigating Georgia's wiped election server?

Director Christopher Wray declined to answer questions from lawmakers about whether the FBI retained data on a Georgia election server before it was wiped clean by state election officials.

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Essye Miller named acting DOD CIO

Miller currently serves as the DOD's deputy CIO for cybersecurity but will step into the CIO role as John Zangardi heads to DHS.

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Senate bill looks to boost FCC CIO authorities

A bipartisan pair of senators is looking to bolster the Federal Communications Commission CIO’s governance authorities over tech-related decisions.

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