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Culture and IT modernization

Attempting to modernize without a comprehensive approach that accounts for an agency's culture, engages its workforce and addresses critical business practices can actually create new or additional challenges that limit effectiveness and negatively affect mission outcomes.

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Treasury needs better cybersecurity tracking

The Government Accountability Office wants Treasury to do more to track the progress of financial services industry cybersecurity mitigation efforts.

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Shared services poised for adoption

Quality Service Management Offices shared service offerings move closer to reality for federal agencies.

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IG: GSA system erred on small business designation

Large businesses were misidentified as small businesses in General Services Administration's procurement data system, according to the agency's watchdog.

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Nearly 50% of Pentagon workers still teleworking

Safety protocols would allow up to 80% on-site, but there's no rush to recall remote employees.

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Intel and BYOD

The intelligence community is warming to the concept of bringing your own device to work -- except when it comes to highly classified work.

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Details on federal hiring changes expected this week

Draft guidelines will detail how agencies will remove college-degree requirements and emphasize skill assessments.

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VA taps CARES Act funds for IT

The Veterans Benefits Administration at the Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to reprogram about $250 million in COVID-19 emergency funding to modernize its troubled education benefits system.

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Shakeup at CMMC board

The independent board charged with implementing the Defense Department's unified cybersecurity standard has new leadership as it announces new milestone hit.

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Recent EIS activity goes on the books

The Department of the Interior, the Council on Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency and the Defense Information Systems Agency spent the summer awarding Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions task orders.

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What to look for in DOD's coming spectrum strategy

Interoperability, integration and JADC2 are likely to figure into an updated electromagnetic spectrum strategy expected soon from the Department of Defense.

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VA reports data breach affecting 46,000 veterans

Scammers trying to divert payments for medical care compromised an online system belonging to the Financial Services Center.

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