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FEATURES

Risky business
Government-funded venture capital firms spark agency innovation

No more pass/fail
The Labor Department learned the value of fair and consistent employee performance evaluations

Mining Medicaid
N.Y. county leads in adapting business intelligence tools to help public agencies manage Medicaid spendingbudgets



NEWS

Agreement gives HHS access to passenger data
Deal with DHS would allow health officials to track pandemics

Denett earns OFPP nomination

Beaming across the border

Intercepts



COMMENT

Editorial: Hope or despair?
Many experts suspect that reasons unrelated to their qualifications — including midterm election politics — could delay any or all of the candidates’ confirmations

Letters

Kelman: Dancing in the hallways

Welles: Mindful work



MANAGEMENT

OPM puts out welcome sign for young feds
Rule change makes it easier for student interns to become federal employees

Printing office to lose its leader



TECHNOLOGY

Looking for ways to control the spam beast?
Here’s a primer to help you gain the upper hand

The Pipeline



BUSINESS

State and local IT budgets to grow
Input analysis suggests fed market growth will slow

Vendors pitch software to take over routine tasks



POLICY

Electronic death registration still alive
SSA program makes progress in states

SBInet now a factor in immigration debate



FlipSide

My cartoon purgatory


The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

Featured

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    How Einstein changes the way government does business

    The Department of Commerce is revising its confidentiality agreement for statistical data survey respondents to reflect the fact that the Department of Homeland Security could see some of that data if it is captured by the Einstein system.

  • Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Army photo by Monica King. Jan. 26, 2017.

    Mattis mulls consolidation in IT, cyber

    In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.

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    DHS vague on rules for election aid, say states

    State election officials had more questions than answers after a Department of Homeland Security presentation on the designation of election systems as critical U.S. infrastructure.

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    How the hiring freeze targets millennials

    The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.

  • Shutterstock image: healthcare digital interface.

    VA moves ahead with homegrown scheduling IT

    The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.

  • Shutterstock images (honglouwawa & 0beron): Bitcoin image overlay replaced with a dollar sign on a hardware circuit.

    MGT Act poised for a comeback

    After missing in the last Congress, drafters of a bill to encourage cloud adoption are looking for a new plan.

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