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Donald Trump needs a transition leader

The billionaire might be the presumptive GOP nominee, but those managing presidential transition prep say he doesn't yet have a dedicated transition team leader or office space.

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A web of FedRAMP collaboration

Agencies are leveraging each other's cloud service authorization efforts -- some more than others. Here's what FedRAMP sharing looks like.

White House techies explore the intersection of big data and ethics

A new report examines how big-data applications can uncover discrimination but also encode hidden biases.


GAO: FEMA needs framework to improve IT systems

According to the Government Accountability Office, FEMA needs to develop a governing framework for the oversight and modernization of IT investments.

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New White House guidance charts future of shared services

The Obama administration is looking to make sure its advances on shared services becomes a permanent fixture of government.

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USAID's beta site is meant to look nongovernmental

In a bid to democratize development worldwide, USAID is partnering with other organizations to create a website that doesn't even end in .gov.

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IG: ICE IT system deficiencies threaten data integrity

Deficiencies in Immigration and Customs Enforcement's general IT controls could jeopardize the privacy and integrity of critical financial and operational data, according to a new report.

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Watchdog: VA benefits system lacks accurate audit logs

An Inspector General report revealed that Veterans Benefits Management System cannot effectively respond to security violations because of deficient audit logs.

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DHS ramping up info-sharing work with industry

DHS is planning new guidance that will help the private sector better share cybersecurity information with the government.

What agencies are asking about FedRAMP

FCW talked with FedRAMP evangelist Ashley Mahan about her role in helping agencies adopt cloud technology.

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What really goes on inside the FedRAMP office

One tiny team is at the center of the federal government’s push for cloud computing — and all the loud, complicated competing interests that go along with it.

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OMB tells agencies to focus on transition

With a new president due in 2017, OMB is asking agencies to get ready for the transition rather than focus on fiscal 2018 budget plans.

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