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  • Workforce
    Gerry Connolly_2015 Eagle

    Connolly looks to give feds a pay raise

    For the fourth year running, Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) has introduced legislation aimed at restoring "years of lost wage increases" for federal employees. 01/31/2017

  • Homeland Security
    Elaine Duke DHS

    DHS, ICE get new top managers

    The White House has tapped a long-time DHS management/acquisition executive as second in command at the agency, as well as a veteran enforcer at ICE. 01/31/2017

  • Homeland Security
    John Kelly, DHS Secretary

    DHS explores the details of 'extreme vetting'

    Social media could play a large role in the Department of Homeland Security's development of new, stricter methods of vetting immigrants from terror trouble spots, according to the new DHS chief. 01/31/2017

  • Congress
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    House Oversight to tackle IT and workforce, but probably not Trump's potential conflicts

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved a work plan for the 115th Congress that includes key reauthorizations and IT oversight, but Democrats on the panel wanted to hear more about President Trump's finances. 01/31/2017

  • OMB Controller Dave Mader at a Dec. 7, 2016, shared services event in Washington  (Photo: FCW)

    Dave Mader joins Deloitte

    The former OMB controller, who pushed aggressively for shared services, will be the chief strategy officer for Deloitte's federal civilian sector business. 01/30/2017

  • Cybersecurity
    IBM 360

    50-year-old cyber warnings from CIA

    The CIA's online database of declassified documents reveals the computer security concerns of an intelligence working group. 01/30/2017

  • Oversight
    Shutterstock image (by wk1003mike): cloud system fracture.

    IG reports hiccups in GSA's cloud adoption

    IG audits just released show as managed services pioneer GSA had to absorb some early lessons about cloud security. 01/30/2017

  • Congress
    Shutterstock image: Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

    Chaffetz bill targets feds who owe back taxes

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is looking at changes to workforce and procurement policies, including a bid to crack down on federal employees who have "seriously delinquent" tax debt. 01/30/2017

  • Biometrics
    biometrics

    Can DHS push harder on biometrics?

    President Trump's controversial immigration order calls for an expedited approach to biometric entry/exit system, but significant issues still dog its implementation. 01/30/2017

  • man graphs performance

    A new (old) way to fund IT modernization

    Steve Kelman suggests that share-in-savings contracting could help agencies solve the funding conundrum and tackle legacy IT. 01/30/2017

  • Census
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    Despite budget uncertainty, Census remains 'on track,' officials say

    The Census Bureau has altered and trimmed programs in advance of the 2018 end-to-end test of census tech, but officials say that despite budget uncertainty, the projects remain on schedule. 01/28/2017

  • Cybersecurity
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    Draft White House cyber order signals pending re-org

    A draft White House executive order on cybersecurity points to some possible changes in how civilian government agencies protect infrastructure and networks. 01/27/2017

  • Critical Read

    Can Trump mend fences with Silicon Valley?

    The government needs to make nice with the commercial technology community over lingering mistrust stemming from revelations of surveillance and faulty encryption standards, according to a new report. 01/27/2017

  • John Klossner self portrait

    It's what all the feds are wearing...

    FCW's cartoonist on the fashion trend career workers could do without. 01/27/2017

  • Telecom
    A remote cabin at the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve

    Interior making plans in case EIS falls short

    The Department of the Interior is prepping to backfill its telecommunications needs in case GSA's planned Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract can't serve the agency's far-flung operations. 01/27/2017

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