• Workforce
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    OPM urges agencies to rethink employee discipline

    In a new guidance, the Office of Personnel Management offers details on implementing a planned rule on federal employee discipline.

  • Comment
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    One small policy change means a big difference for citizens

    The CASES Act is a significant step in the right direction for enhancing the citizen experience. Legislators should use this as a guidepost to rework other outdated policies that were originally intended to protect citizens but are long overdue for a refresh.

  • Defense
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    Army CIO teases data strategy

    Army CIO Bruce Crawford said the service is ready to release its data strategy, which will resemble more of a set of standards to manage the service's data lakes.

  • Acquisition
    Juliane Gallina (third from left) joins a panel of intelligence community CIOs at a conference in August, 2019. (Photo credit: David Richards/Defense Intelligence Agency)

    CIA looks to hang up the fax

    The spy outfit is beta testing a plan to exchange emails with contractors, the agency CIO said. 10/02/2019

  • Workforce
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    Background checks move to DOD

    The government’s background investigations agency with some 3,000 employees has moved from the Office of Personnel Management to the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency. 10/02/2019

  • Workforce

    Feds face 5.6% health insurance hike

    Premiums are going up for participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits program. 10/02/2019

  • People

    FAS’ Thomas resigns

    Alan Thomas, head of the Federal Acquisition Service at the General Services Administration, heads to the private sector. 10/02/2019

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    FCW Insider: Oct. 2

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 10/02/2019

  • Acquisition
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    GWACs see steady spending season

    The end of the fiscal year saw continued growth at governmentwide acquisition contracts, according to managers. 10/01/2019

  • Homeland Security
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    DHS looks to 5G campus

    DHS CIO wants to make agency's headquarters campus in Washington 5G-ready. 10/01/2019

  • Acquisition
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    GSA awards COMET

    GSA has notified winners of its internal IT blanket purchase agreement. 10/01/2019

  • businessman stopping process (Gajus/Shutterstock.com)

    Maybe you should re-think that big IT transformation effort

    If top executives won't get personally involved in your major IT projects, "consider non-IT alternatives for achieving the policy goals." 10/01/2019

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    FCW Insider: Oct. 1

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 10/01/2019

  • Management
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    Can a joint DOD-VA oversight body catch up with health record deployment?

    Lawmakers want to put teeth in a governance body to corral DOD and VA health record deployment, but facts on the ground may be getting ahead of planned governance. 09/30/2019

  • Defense
    Rep. Mac Thornberry (Photo: House Armed Services Committee)

    Thornberry won't seek re-election

    Mac Thornberry, the House Armed Services Committee's top Republican and a leading voice for consolidations and closures in the Defense Department's "fourth estate" announced he won't seek reelection in 2020. 09/30/2019

  • People

    In remembrance: Dennis Fischer

    The longtime senior fed who served as chief financial officer of the General Services Administration and commissioner of the Federal Technology Service died last week at the age of 80. 09/30/2019

  • FBI
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    FBI brings on Intel data scientist as advisor

    The FBI tapped Intel's chief data scientist to help it leverage cloud, AI and machine learning in its data strategy. 09/30/2019

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    FCW Insider: Sept. 30

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 09/30/2019

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