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FCW Insider: April 13

ICE CIO gives Zoom the cold shoulder

The top tech official at Immigration and Customs Enforcement is instructing employees to avoid installing Zoom for video conferencing and use instead Skype, MS Teams and WebEx. Mark Rockwell reports.

DOD cuts red tape to support fast prototyping

Ellen Lord, DOD's acquisition head, issued new guidance for prototype contracts issued through other transaction authorities. Lauren C. Williams has more.

House Dems push improved protections for agency watchdogs

Congress wants CIGIE’s input on new legislation to safeguard Inspectors General from political interference. Lia Russell takes a look.

Navy CIO: Don't worry about shakeups at the top

The Navy CIO updated the workforce on telework practices, COVID-19 disclosures and what the change in service leadership means for the tech mission. Lauren explains.

Team coverage: COVID-19

FCW is covering the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the federal workforce and government operations. This page will be updated frequently with new coverage.

Posted by FCW Staff on Apr 13, 2020 at 2:12 AM


  • Workforce
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    White House orders federal contractors vaccinated by Dec. 8

    New COVID-19 guidance directs federal contractors and subcontractors to make sure their employees are vaccinated — the latest in a series of new vaccine requirements the White House has been rolling out in recent weeks.

  • FCW Perspectives
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    Post-pandemic IT leadership

    The rush to maximum telework did more than showcase the importance of IT -- it also forced them to rethink their own operations.

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