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 Legislators should use this as a guidepost to rework other outdated policies that were originally intended to protect citizens but are long overdue for a refresh.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

  • Workforce
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    Cabaniss confirmed to lead OPM

    The former head of the Federal Labor Relations Authority was approved to take over the top human resources job in government, ending almost a year of acting leadership. 09/11/2019

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

    FCW Insider: Sept. 11

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 09/11/2019

  • Defense
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    DOD pushes back on open source

    The Government Accountability Office wants the Department of Defense to implement governmentwide open source software requirements, but the Pentagon's top tech official has other plans. 09/10/2019

  • Workforce
    Interior Dept  BLM HQ US Gov Photo

    BLM's move to relocate employees draws fire from House Dems

    Lawmakers were critical of the lack of a business case from the Bureau of Land Management supporting a planned move of more than 300 jobs from Washington, D.C. to the west. 09/10/2019

  • Spectrum
    radio spectrum

    5G advocates look to spectrum sharing

    Federal agencies see increasing opportunity and value in sharing their spectrum, rather than holding on to it. 09/10/2019

  • Acquisition
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    Perspecta protests DEOS cloud loss

    The IT services company is protesting the $7.3 billion award in the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract to supply the Pentagon with Office 365 services. 09/10/2019

  • cloud (ranjith ravindran/Shutterstock.com)

    FCW Insider: Sept. 10

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 09/10/2019

  • Cybersecurity
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    NIST seeks comment on privacy framework

    The latest version comes with a number of notable additions, such as increased flexibility for organizations and a concerted effort to align the agency's privacy and cybersecurity efforts. 09/09/2019

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

    GSA clarifies supply chain rules

    The General Services Administration has shifted some of its rules that oversee compliance to telecommunications and video gear acquisitions. 09/09/2019

  • Workforce
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    House Dems want leaders to fight for spending bill's labor protections

    More than 200 legislators warn against cutting key workforce provisions during final funding negotiations. 09/09/2019

  • Comment
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    Moving out smartly on cloud and modernization

    The Federal Cloud Computing Strategy takes a thoughtful approach to IT modernization. 09/09/2019

  • Defense Secretary Mark Esper listens to a reporter question at an Aug 28, 2019 press conference - photo via video stream

    FCW Insider: Sept. 9

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

  • Defense
    DOD cloud

    Esper still mulling JEDI strategy

    Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he's examining the strategy and execution of the DOD's planned $10 billion cloud buy and doesn't have a deadline to complete his review. 09/06/2019

  • Congress
    U.S. Capitol (Photo by M DOGAN / Shutterstock)

    Hoyer tees up CR to avoid shutdown

    The House of Representatives is expected to pass a continuing resolution to keep the government open past the close of fiscal year 2019. 09/06/2019

  • Cybersecurity
    critical infrastructure security (Ravil Sayfullin/Shutterstock.com)

    DHS looks to upgrade flagging info sharing program

    A top cyber official at the Department of Homeland Security said the underutilized Automated Indicator Sharing program will be getting a facelift to improve quality and facilitate more complex defensive actions. 09/06/2019

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