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White House joins Snapchat

The most social media-savvy U.S. president in history joined video messenger app Snapchat, but is not yet down with Peach.

Fed 100 - Submit your Nomination

The final day for Federal 100 nominations!

Move quickly -- the deadline for nominations is 6pm today.

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Truly committing to innovation and the cloud

Government's success is enabled by using contracting practices that reward rather than discourage new ideas and approaches.

Fed 100 - Submit your Nomination

Deadline extended for Federal 100 nominations!

You now have until Monday, Jan. 4, to get them in. Happy holidays!

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What's coming from FedRAMP, 18F and USAJobs

GSA's Phaedra Chrousos discussed a wide range of possible revamps at a recent gathering of contract professionals.

President Barack Obama

Executive order pushes SES overhaul

The White House issued sweeping requirements that will affect the entire professional life cycle of federal leaders.

White House nominates new deputy director at OMB

President Barack Obama will nominate a permanent deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget.

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Former State Dept. official cops to cyberstalking scheme

A former State Department employee pleaded guilty to computer hacking, cyberstalking and "sextortion" while based at the U.S. embassy in London.

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Feds' job satisfaction on the rise

Federal employee job satisfaction rose to 58.1 out of 100 in the Partnership for Public Service's annual rankings, but IT specialists have the lowest score.

Stewart Baker

Fighting cyber espionage, legally

Instead of trying to tackle foreign governments or hack-proof their own systems, Americans could use the force of the law to neuter cyber espionage by eliminating much of the incentive to hack.

Fed 100 - Submit your Nomination

Fed 100 nominations are due Dec. 23

Great work in federal IT should be celebrated. Make sure the individuals behind it get the recognition they deserve.

U.S. Marshals gets new chief data officer

Struggling with a flood of data, the U.S. Marshals Service has hired a new chief data officer and is looking for ways to make agency personnel smarter about using data.