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The real story about COTS for the VA

An advocate for the VistA system warns a rush to commercial electronic health records could come with serious risks.

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5 technology priorities for President Trump

The Obama administration improved government technology, but the Trump team must push it further forward.

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IT modernization is just the beginning

A former agency CIO sketches the key challenges for his successors.

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Will agencies get the full value of their information?

According to a recent survey, gaps between existing skill sets and new requirements could hinder records management outcomes.

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The proper perspectives on defending against insider threats

The National Industrial Security Policy Operating Manual is a solid start, but agencies and contractors can't approach this as a compliance exercise.

The future is mobile

How to balance cybersecurity threats and demographic trends in the federal workforce.

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Security in the cloud

SaaS applications are changing the way agencies work - but new security approaches are needed when you no longer have a perimeter to protect.

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In praise of public servants

Recognizing the outstanding work done by government for the nation, every single day.

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The digital government Americans deserve

Five ways the Trump administration can build a more effective and secure digital government.

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How agencies can take a page out of industry's open playbooks

To truly innovate, government must holistically consider a combination of people, processes and technology.

The federal government must prioritize mobile now

Mobile devices are in nearly every workplace, and increasingly serve as linchpins for authentication. Agencies must better understand and manage those risks.

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5 predictions for federal IT in 2017

As the Trump team takes control, here's what the tech community can expect.

Nominate Today!

Nominations for the 2018 Federal 100 Awards are now being accepted, and are due by Dec. 23. 

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