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FEATURES

IT execs ask: What can IPv6 do for me?

Preparations to install IPv6 on government backbone networks are in full swing, but who's asking, "How can IPv6 improve government services?"



IPv6: Flying under the radar

Moving to a new generation of IP networking protocols is not yet a top priority for many feds, according to a Federal Computer Week survey



Small in a big world

Small-agency CIOs struggle to meet big agency governance and reporting requirements, but they have some advantages over the big guys



NEWS

Buzz of the Week: Shock! Pay matters


House tries to demand pay system

DOD has brought 113,000 civilian workers under the new pay-for-performance rules


DHS convenes classes online


A rally behind accounting codes


Circuit



COMMENT

Editorial: Young people, important work

The goal of the Rising Star awards program is to show everyone the amazing work of young feds



  • Nominations for the Rising Star awards are now open.


Kelman: Shocking the culture



Petrillo: Keepin' it simple


MANAGEMENT

Telework and teenagers don't mix

Federal officials say training and auditing are necessary to prevent IT security breaches



Online talent tools assist HR in shaping fed workforce



No consensus on pay issues


TECHNOLOGY

Next up, e-discovery challenges

Amended litigation rules force governments to rethink their electronic document options





PROCUREMENT

The changing face of acquisition

OFPP finalizing interagency contracting guidance, focusing on workforce issues





POLICY

OMB security mandates pile up

Agencies say the most onerous policy requires them to log database extracts


DHS teams accept technical risks


A FOIA face-lift


FLIPSIDE

A few minutes with Gregoire Gentil

Gentil's company has made an inexpensive, eco-friendly PC that he said should appeal to people who don't like to fix things



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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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