Are they A-76 winners or second-class feds? Public/private jobs competitions are unpopular with lawmakers, fraught with anxiety for employees and increasingly not worth the trouble for companies invited to compete. But there are positive lessons for CXOs about the government's policy of competitive sourcing.
Getting the message out Everyone talks about best practices, but like messages in a bottle, best practices are difficult to find. Should agencies be trying harder?
Buzz of the Week: OMB's Burk will leave legacy of change
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Security clearance process needs new ideas
Agencies to lead in applying immigration provisions
Editorial: Praising experimentation Web 2.0 technologies may be difficult to assess in terms of ROI, but there is potential in those technologies
Lent: Fixing an image problem
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Congress touts telework
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Air Force stands behind industry code
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Digital standards come first
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DHS, GSA and customer agencies discuss deployment efforts and ideas for future improvement.
Some IT contractors are worried that the "buy American" executive order from President Trump could squeeze key innovators out of the market.
New guidance from OMB advises agencies to use shared services, GWACs and federal schedules for acquisition, and to leverage IT wherever possible in restructuring plans.
It could be months before the Defense Department has a new CIO, and he or she will face a host of organizational and operational challenges from Day One
U.S. Cyber Command should be elevated to a full combatant command as soon as possible, the head of Strategic Command told Congress, but it cannot be separated from the NSA until it has its own cyber platform.
The Defense Logistics Agency is in the midst of an ambitious campaign to eliminate its IT infrastructure and transition to using exclusively shared, hosted and virtual services.
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