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  • Records Management
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    NARA's plan to help government pivot to digital

    The National Archives explains how it's going to help agencies stay on track with the shift to all-digital records management. 09/07/2017

  • Intelligence
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) speaks at the Intelligence and National Security Summit on Sept. 7 2017. Photo credit Herman Farrer

    Yet another deadline: Congress faces 702 reauthorization

    Amid a busy fall schedule, Congress must find time to reauthorize a key spying program, says the top Democrat on the House intelligence panel. 09/07/2017

  • Workforce
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    NBIB confirms 700,000 security clearance backlog

    The National Background Investigations Bureau is trying to whittle down its massive security clearance backlog, while streamlining and updating its background investigation process. 09/06/2017

  • Homeland Security
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    Agencies prep communications for Hurricane Irma

    FEMA, the FCC turn to prepping communications providers for oncoming Hurricane Irma, as post-Hurricane Harvey cleanup continues in Texas. 09/06/2017

  • People
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    Meet the 2017 Rising Stars

    FCW honors 21 early-career leaders in federal IT. 09/06/2017

  • Congress
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    Storm aid could push debt, shutdown deadline to December

    The emergency appropriations package for hurricane Harvey could let lawmakers punt budget and debt deals to the end of 2017, with the next shutdown threat coming in mid-December. 09/06/2017

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    How to work with a bad listener

    Steve Kelman shares some exceedingly practical advice for the workplace. 09/06/2017

  • IT Modernization
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    Modernization boosts cybersecurity anxieties, survey says

    A survey of 200 federal IT leaders found that while most saw the eventual benefits of IT modernization, the process has resulted in a more challenging cybersecurity environment. 09/06/2017

  • ERP Systems Battle  (Illustration: Chris Main, FCW)

    The coming federal ERP systems battle

    Enterprise systems, with their countless customizations and business rules, can be modernization nightmares. But innovative applications and cost considerations are pushing agencies toward the cloud. 09/05/2017

  • Procurement
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    IRS dishes on IT procurement strategy

    The deputy chief procurement officer at the IRS spoke about lessons learned during a pair of outreach events to the contracting community. 09/05/2017

  • People
    Emily Murphy/GSA administrator designate

    Pick to lead GSA is popular, but faces political challenges

    Emily Murphy, President Trump's pick to lead the General Services Administration, has earned respect from industry, but her selection comes at a tricky time for the agency and Washington alike. 09/05/2017

  • IT Modernization
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    Why tracking data centers is so hard

    The OMB numbers on data center consolidation highlights a recurring problem for the government: the lack of consistent, accurate information around data center ownership. 09/05/2017

  • Personnel
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    GSA, OPM get new chiefs

    In a Friday evening release, the Trump administration announced candidates to lead the General Services Administration, the Office of Personnel Management, as well as a new deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget. 09/01/2017

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    NIAC's timely warning on infrastructure attacks

    A White House advisory group recently warned of a 9/11-style attack on American infrastructure. Here's how it could happen. 09/01/2017

  • Contracting
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    DHS gets concrete on border wall prototypes

    Tech will be an integral part of a proposed southern border wall, if the Customs and Border Protection prototypes are any indication. 09/01/2017

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