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After losing out in a Government Accountability Office bid protest, Oracle is taking its case against the Pentagon's proposed $10 billion, 10-year cloud infrastructure deal to federal court.
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, wants the Office of Special Counsel to rescind a memorandum cautioning feds against "resistance" and impeachment talk in the workplace.
Federal CIO Suzette Kent said she will talk about federal technology workforce needs at a White House session.
Students drawn to digital government are bringing desperately needed skills (and enthusiasm) to agencies that are willing to engage, Steve Kelman writes.
A group of 182 lawmakers are opposing President Trump's plan to freeze pay for civilian federal employees.
The $2 billion "AI Next" campaign aims to transform computers from specialized tools to partners with contextual reasoning capabilities.
A new blanket purchasing agreement aligns GSA and Air Force in a "strategic partnership" on IT hardware and products under blanket purchase agreement.
The federal government's central cyber incident response agency played a minor role in the wake of the Equifax breach, while agencies wondered who was in charge.
The prolific Russian hacker accused of participating in the largest theft of customer data from an American financial institution has been arrested, extradited and will face trial in the United States.
Agencies have no shortage of mandates and top-down guidance, but true risk management starts elsewhere.
California firefighters battling wildfires have complained to Verizon about wireless data throttling, and the state's senators are pushing the carrier and the FCC for an explanation.
Defense Department CIO Dana Deasy said DOD is keeping the common access card, but is open to modernizing ID management.
The U.S. government levied criminal and economic sanctions against a North Korean programmer and a company accused of carrying out the 2014 Sony hack, the 2017 WannaCry attacks and other cybercrimes.
The Government Accountability Office says agencies haven't really improved on data-driven decision-making since 2013.
Electrical grid infrastructure providers and federal agencies need to do even more collaboration on operational preparation, response and recovery planning, according to a new study.
Senators stressed the importance of the coming electronic health record modernization project at the confirmation hearing for James Gfrerer, the nominee to lead the Office of Information and Technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Facebook's Sheryl Sandburg faced tough questions from lawmakers and a lot of theater during a day on Capitol Hill, but it's unclear whether oversight will yield new laws or regs.
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An organization can't put a blockchain vision in motion unless employees understand and buy into the impact it will have on them, the entire organization and its business processes
Steve Kelman finds shifting influences, a domain-name dispute and some questionable marketing campaigns.
Steve Kelman takes issue with jargon that serves mainly to create artificial distinctions from the private sector.
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