• Workforce
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    Student-run fellowship expands for second year

    A student-run initiative is establishing itself as a national pipeline to give students tech experience in the federal government. 06/25/2018

  • Congress

    Feinstein bill bans bots

    A new bill from the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee would but restrictions on the use of social media bots by political groups. 06/25/2018

  • Oversight

    Audit finds another cyber headache for IRS

    Two years after the Get Transcript breach, officials at the tax agency are still getting dinged for insufficient protection of sensitive taxpayer data. 06/25/2018

  • Comment
    processes (NicoElNino/Shutterstock.com)

    Short-term savings or long-term transformation?

    With the Trump administration's government reorganization plan out, it's worth examining strategies for how to balance demands for budget cuts with big-picture organizational change. 06/25/2018

  • FCW PERSPECTIVES
    cloud migration (deepadesigns/Shutterstock.com)

    A cloud reality check

    FCW recently gathered a group of cloud specialists, CTOs and other agency leaders to discuss the cloud conversations they're having and the steps they believe will help agencies find a real and lasting return on investment in the cloud. 06/25/2018

  • Acquisition
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    Regulators grapple with supply chain security

    The government wants to crack down on cybersecurity threats and counterfeits in the global tech supply chain without harming U.S. companies. 06/22/2018

  • Management
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    Will Trump's reorg plan get a boost from Congress?

    The White House proposed a wide-ranging plan that would consolidate and reorganize cabinet-level agencies, but it won't get far without backing from Congress. 06/22/2018

  • Cloud
    cloud computing

    The power of PaaS

    As agencies seek to modernize, can platforms strike a better balance between standardization and productivity? 06/22/2018

  • Defense
    cloud security

    DISA takes the lead in continuous monitoring clearance tech

    The Defense Information Systems Agency is spearheading a continuous monitoring solution that it hopes will virtually eliminate the reinvestigation process for security clearance holders and reduce the backlog of more than 700,000 cases. 06/22/2018

  • Procurement
    market research By Rawpixel.com Royalty-free stock photo ID: 275245526

    Small biz programs for contractors could be consolidated in reorg

    A White House proposal would harmonize multiple federal programs for small business funding and contracting certification at the Small Business Administration. 06/21/2018

  • Workforce
    information sharing (Jirsak/Shutterstock.com)

    Reorg includes clearance overhaul

    The plan would strip the Office of Personnel Management of its authority over background investigations and make the Pentagon the central hub for security clearance authority in the federal government. 06/21/2018

  • Procurement
    Shutterstock ID 577492282 By William Potter

    GSA closes in on e-commerce portal plan

    In an industry day for its planned e-commerce portal, GSA officials addressed vendor concerns and pressed for more ideas on how to develop the effort. 06/21/2018

  • Management
    By Andrea Izzotti shutterstock id 147037244

    White House proposes wide-ranging government reorg

    A White House plan to reorganize and consolidate agencies across government includes changes to federal employee services and customer experience. 06/21/2018

  • Elections
    voting scrutiny (Bakhtiar Zein/Shutterstock.com)

    $150M in federal funds for election security is already out the door

    DHS' money and expertise are helping states secure election systems, but some officials are still wary of federal overreach. 06/20/2018

  • Budget
    By Gil C shutterstock ID 175538990

    House, Senate bills split on Census funding

    House and Senate appropriators differ by $1 billion in their bills to fund the Census Bureau in fiscal year 2019. 06/20/2018

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