• 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 Legislators should use this as a guidepost to rework other outdated policies that were originally intended to protect citizens but are long overdue for a refresh.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.

  • Budget
    tech budget

    Trump signs stopgap funding bill to avoid Oct. 1 shutdown

    Congress has about eight weeks to finalize a spending plan for fiscal year 2020 but disagreements over a border wall still loom large. 09/29/2019

  • Defense
    Pentagon (DoD photo by Master Sgt. Ken Hammond, U.S. Air Force)

    Navy announces new CIO

    After months of speculation and a year of reorganizing, the Navy announces Aaron Weis as its new information chief. 09/27/2019

  • Cybersecurity
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    House bill seeks a cyber playbook

    The Cybersecurity Vulnerability Remediation Act would require DHS to disseminate and share its cybersecurity mitigation protocols with other agencies, industry, academia and other sectors. 09/27/2019

  • Cybersecurity
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    Senate panel passes grid security bills

    Senate energy committee advanced two bills to bolster protections for cross-cutting vulnerabilities in energy critical infrastructure. 09/27/2019

  • tech budget (Sergey Nivens/Shutterstock.com)

    FCW Insider: Sept. 27

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 09/27/2019

  • Veterans Affairs
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    VA needs more time on scheduling software

    As part of its electronic health records modernization plan, the Department of Veterans Affairs is adopting Cerner's scheduling system but it's going to take longer than they thought. 09/26/2019

  • Workforce
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    Finding the feds of the future

    Lawmakers and experts say that hiring and management need improvement if the federal government is going to attract replacements for its aging workforce. 09/26/2019

  • Budget
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    Senate passes stopgap funding bill

    With just one day left before a congressional recess, the Senate passed a continuing resolution to keep government open until Nov. 21. 09/26/2019

  • US Congress House side Shutterstock photo ID: 156615524 By mdgn editorial use only

    FCW Insider: Sept. 26

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 09/26/2019

  • Oversight
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    House panel probes Trump hotel lease

    With impeachment in the background, Democrats on a House subcommittee grilled the General Services Administration about its oversight of President Trump's lease on the Old Post Office building in Washington, D.C. 09/25/2019

  • Emerging Tech
    military AI

    Pentagon teams with GSA on AI Center of Excellence

    The Pentagon's Joint Artificial Intelligence Center has partnered with the General Services Administration to accelerate government's AI adoption. 09/25/2019

  • Workforce
    justice scales on a table

    Appeals court declines review of workforce order lawsuit

    A federal appeals court decision paves the way for the Trump Administration put its three workforce executive orders into effect. 09/25/2019

  • Nancy Pelosi addresses a union rally on Capitol Hill. Sept. 24, 2019. FCW photo by Lia Russell

    FCW Insider: Sept. 25

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 09/25/2019

  • Workforce
    Nancy Pelosi addresses a union rally on Capitol Hill. Sept. 24, 2019. FCW photo by Lia Russell

    Unionized feds rally with Hill Democrats

    Federal employee unions heard from leaders and members of Congress as they push back on proposed changes to federal workforce rules. 09/24/2019

  • Telecommunications
    wireless networks

    Former DHS officials want to build 5G without Huawei

    Nagging concerns about Huawei's cyber threat to emerging 5G infrastructure, prompts former DHS officials to advocate standardized, open-source-based development of wireless gear. 09/24/2019

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