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Unclogging the clearance pipeline
Facing a shortage of workers with security clearances, agencies have been forced to find new ways to deal with the backlog

Disaster pain relievers
6 technologies are transforming government continuity-of-operations plans. Can they help you?


NEWS

Buzz of the Week

Coast Guard boots lead integrator
The agency's decision to take back control of troubled project could be a bellwether

Partners get ready for IWN

Administration's inaction forces action

Circuit


COMMENT

Editorial: Relishing the spotlight

Don't blame the IG

Pachter: Please, no more scare talk


MANAGEMENT

DHS pay plan: Deal or no deal
Bill would repeal department’s authorization for a pay-for-performance system

GAO aces recruiting test

Tech outpaces Section 508 standards


TECHNOLOGY

In pursuit of consolidation
Michigan’s data centers were vulnerable, but not all managers welcomed consolidation



PROCUREMENT

Clinton assails outsourcing
Presidential contender vows to bring greater accountability to government operations

GSA seeks encryption deal

Procurement briefs


POLICY

Can metrics persuade holdouts?
OMB hopes performance measures will make the case for using shared-service providers

The move toward blogging

Energy IG report raises more security concerns


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  • Defense
    Soldiers from the Old Guard test the second iteration of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) capability set during an exercise at Fort Belvoir, VA in Fall 2019. Photo by Courtney Bacon

    IVAS and the future of defense acquisition

    The Army’s Integrated Visual Augmentation System has been in the works for years, but the potentially multibillion deal could mark a paradigm shift in how the Defense Department buys and leverages technology.

  • Cybersecurity
    Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lora Ratliff)

    Mayorkas announces cyber 'sprints' on ransomware, ICS, workforce

    The Homeland Security secretary announced a series of focused efforts to address issues around ransomware, critical infrastructure and the agency's workforce that will all be launched in the coming weeks.

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