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FCW Insider: July 26

Democrats are trying to capitalize on former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's testimony to move the needle on election security legislation, but Republicans and the White House are still balking. Derek B. Johnson looks at what comes next.  

As Congress looks to update its own IT systems, state CIOs have some advice on where to start.  Mark Rockwell has the story

While there is no silver bullet for transforming and digitizing operations in federal agencies, process automation has proven its value.  In an FCW op-ed, Accenture Federal Services' Dave McClure explains why integrated approaches that bring together people, processes and technologies tend to drive the most sustainable success.

The deadline for Government Innovation Award nominations is Aug. 2 Submit your picks for individual Rising Stars, Public Sector Innovations and Industry Innovators today!

Posted on Jul 26, 2019 at 12:36 AM


  • 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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