• Management
    process automation (Omelchenko/Shutterstock.com)

    OMB looks to bots to take on 'low-value' work

    The White House is planning to use automated bots to handle repetitive tasks in financial management and contacting. 08/28/2018

  • Workforce
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    Why modernizing human capital systems is so hard

    Treasury, DOD and others are working to modernize talent management, but budgetary, cultural and political challenges complicate their progress. 08/28/2018

  • Workforce
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    Ruling on union activity is big, but far from the final word

    Although a federal district court invalidated a range of provisions regarding union activities across a trio of executive orders, the aftermath of the ruling at the agency level remains unclear. 08/27/2018

  • Acquisition

    9 ways to streamline EIS choices

    Creative techniques can help agencies streamline their selection process for the government’s next-generation telecommunications contract, the head of DHS’ acquisition innovation lab says. 08/27/2018

  • Privacy
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    Court case puts PRISM back in the spotlight

    An appeals court heard arguments Aug. 22 on a case that has broad implications for digital privacy and the constitutionality of government surveillance authorities. 08/27/2018

  • Mobile
    Image: DISA

    DISA approves newest Samsung phones for unclassified use

    DOD employees can now use government-purchased Galaxy S9 smartphones with the Defense Information Systems Agency's DOD Mobility Unclassified Capability. 08/27/2018

  • Workforce
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    Federal court upends Trump's workforce orders

    A federal district court ruled that key provisions in three executive orders were invalid because of conflict with existing law. 08/26/2018

  • People
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    GSA elevates Mr. FedRAMP

    The program management office within the General Services Administration handling cloud security is undergoing a leadership shuffle. 08/24/2018

  • Oversight
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    The IRS can do more with its fraud detection system

    A GAO audit found that the tax agency's Return Review Program has made strides in recent years that can be applied to number of other enforcement activities. 08/24/2018

  • Defense
    cloud lessons (ScandinavianStock/Shutterstock.com)

    DOD updates JEDI cloud solicitation

    The Defense Department submitted several changed documents to its mega cloud program proposal, including changes to requirements in security, points of presence, pricing and small business information. 08/24/2018

  • Biometrics
    facial recognition tech (Artem Oleshko/Shutterstock.com)

    CBP's airport facial recognition system nabs first imposter

    A new biometric ID entry system that just finished testing has winnowed out its first alleged imposter at Dulles International Airport. 08/24/2018

  • People
    HUD HQ By Mark Van Scyoc Shutterstock photo ID: 260703998

    HUD names new CIO

    In a week filled with high-level IT comings and goings, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has picked a new top tech official. 08/24/2018

  • Congress
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    Senate bill targets Chinese tech companies

    Two senators want to make it the official policy of the United States to curb Chinese influence of the U.S. technology supply chain. 08/23/2018

  • Contracting
    GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

    GSA mulls recompete of SAM.gov contract

    The General Services Administration granted IBM a six-month $16 million extension on its contract to operate and modernize the SAM.gov system as the agency considers whether to put the business up for bidding. 08/23/2018

  • Congress
    Kelvin Droegemeier OSTP nominee Senate hearing Aug 23

    Trump's pick to advise on science and tech faces the Senate

    The president's pick to advise on science and tech named research, education and workforce development and public-private partnerships as top priorities. 08/23/2018

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