• The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    FCW Insider: June 26

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  • Congress
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    Connolly amendment would block OPM layoffs

    The chairman of the Government Operations subcommittee is looking to check an administration warning of layoffs at the Office of Personnel Management in the event that a merger with the General Services Administration can't move forward. 06/25/2019

  • Defense
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    JEDI award expected in August

    The Defense Department is expecting to award its first major cloud contract by the end of August despite ongoing legal challenges. 06/25/2019

  • MODERNIZATION
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    Federal CX picks up speed

    Customer experience has become a driver for agencies modernizing their IT systems. 06/25/2019

  • CLOUD
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    OMB finalizes "Cloud Smart"

    Smarter buying, better hiring and multilayered security practices are at the heart of the federal government's updated cloud vision. 06/25/2019

  • Analytics_digital_graph

    FCW Insider: June 25

    Top stories, quick hits and other updates from FCW's reporters and editors. 06/25/2019

  • Social Media
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    New bill takes aim at social media data goldmine

    Two senators have introduced legislation that would require social media companies to calculate the value of the data they collect and provide clear options for users not to share it. 06/24/2019

  • Drones
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    Chinese drone maker tries to quell talk of data siphoning

    DJI's U.S. operation tells lawmakers its technology is secure and is approved for use by state, local and federal agencies. 06/24/2019

  • Defense
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    DIA dives into analytics

    The Defense Intelligence Agency hopes to start building Machine-Assisted Analytic Rapid-Repository System in fiscal 2020 to help re-engineer its data environment. 06/24/2019

  • Lost wallet - shutterstock image number 630865304

    Returning lost wallets

    A study about everyday honesty may have implications for managers who want to set standards for good behavior in their organizations. 06/24/2019

  • FCW Insider: June 24

    Top stories, quick hits and other updates from FCW's reporters and editors. 06/24/2019

  • Comment
    Data analytics

    How to make the Federal Data Strategy succeed

    A chief data officer can drive strategy and execution, but a vision where every employee is empowered by data requires leaders at all levels helping to create an environment where the right business and mission processes and business analytic tools become the center piece of decisions. 06/21/2019

  • Acquisition
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    DHS contracting not bound to 'best in class'

    The procurement chief at the Department of Homeland Security said that the agency was more focused on serving its components than on shared services. 06/21/2019

  • Defense
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    Latest filings in JEDI lawsuit offer an inside look into the cloud program

    Amazon Web Services and the Justice Department push back on Oracle's claims of conflict of interest in a pair of court filings this week. 06/21/2019

  • Cybersecurity
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    With defense contractors in the crosshairs, NIST rolls out new cyber guidelines

    Foreign countries are targeting and compromising U.S. contractors so frequently that the Department of Defense asked NIST to develop custom security guidance. 06/21/2019

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