• Veterans Affairs
    health data (Supphachai Salaeman/Shutterstock.com)

    Lawmakers balk at $350M addition to VA's health record deal

    The $16 billion, 10-year electronic heath record software upgrade at the Department of Veterans Affairs is barely past the starting gate, but lawmakers are already worried about management and budgeting missteps that could put the project over budget and behind schedule. 11/14/2018

  • Management
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    GAO: Four big agencies still lag on FITARA

    The congressional watchdog warns that CIOs still lack visibility into IT spending four years after the passage of landmark procurement legislation. 11/14/2018

  • Congress
    worldmap cyber shutterstock

    DHS cyber re-org clears Congress

    Cybersecurity gets its own agency under a reorganization bill that is headed to the White House for the president's signature. 11/14/2018

  • Defense
    cloud migration

    JEDI survives Oracle protest

    A bid to freeze the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year cloud deal stalled as the Government Accountability Office denied a protest that claimed the procurement was stacked in favor of a particular vendor and flawed on other competitive grounds. 11/14/2018

  • red now hiring sign

    FCW Insider: Nov. 14

    Top stories, quick hits and more from FCW's reporters and editors. 11/14/2018

  • Workforce
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    Salary Council backs two new locality pay areas

    The council overseeing general schedule locality pay at the Office of Personnel Management recommended adding two new locality pay areas and changing the rules under which localities are eligible for higher locality pay. 11/13/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    How info sharing can get unstuck

    The federal government has become more vocal about the need for cybersecurity public-private partnerships, particularly around information sharing. 11/13/2018

  • Defense

    DOD CIO lags in implementing cyber law

    Congress passed landmark cybersecurity legislation in late 2015, but Pentagon agencies have a spotty record of implementation, according to a watchdog report. 11/13/2018

  • red now hiring sign

    A civic tech summer fellow becomes a full-time fed

    Steve Kelman reports that Coding it Forward is turning temporary college-break postings into longer-term public service commitments. 11/13/2018

  • worldmap cyber shutterstock

    FCW Insider: Nov. 13

    Top stories, quick hits and more from FCW's reporters and editors. 11/13/2018

  • Digital Gov
    Department of Veterans Affairs (Photo: bakdc / Shutterstock)

    VA.gov relaunches as front door to benefits, services

    The digital services team at VA is managing an effort to unify agency offerings under a single online umbrella. 11/12/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    US and Russian hackers (BeeBright/Shutterstock.com)

    U.S., Russia jockey to shape new global cyber norms

    The United Nations approved dueling proposals by the U.S. and Russia to establish working groups on international norms, principles and behaviors in cyberspace. 11/09/2018

  • Census
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    What will a Democratic House mean for the census?

    With Democrats taking control of the House, the 2020 census could see some significant changes. 11/09/2018

  • Contracting

    OTAs could see more limits

    Top acquisition officials from DHS and DISA worry the overuse of OTAs could bring on legislation to rein them in. 11/09/2018

  • FCW Insider: Nov. 9

    Top stories, quick hits and more from FCW's reporters and editors. 11/09/2018

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