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  • Homeland Security
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    Wearable tech goes to the dogs

    The Department of Homeland Security begins to adapt wearable health data monitoring technology for its huge pack of working detection and security dogs. 03/29/2017

  • Oversight
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    Agencies backsliding on FITARA

    A leading watchdog told the House Oversight panel that agencies took some backward steps on implementing IT reforms during the transition and the early days of the Trump administration. 03/28/2017

  • Mobility
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    Army mobile transition slowed by culture

    The Army is working to develop a mobile ecosystem that allows work to be done anywhere, anytime, but that requires cultural change, not just technological change says one official. 03/28/2017

  • Comment

    4 tips for pulling millennials into the workforce

    Making agencies more appealing to the youngest generation of workers has the added benefit of strengthening the entire federal workforce. 03/28/2017

  • Cybersecurity

    DHS cyber reorg bill coming

    A top DHS cybersecurity official and a leading lawmaker are pushing a plan to reorganize federal cyber protection. 03/28/2017

  • Congress
    Will Hurd

    Hurd: Revised MGT Act coming 'very soon'

    The chairman of the House subcommittee on federal IT says that tweaks are coming to a bill to support agency moves to the cloud. 03/28/2017

  • Internet of Things
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    Why the internet of things isn't as vulnerable as it looks

    While security mavens cast the internet of things as leaky and vulnerable, the tech is also a vital ally, according to the head of the DHS Science & Technology Directorate. 03/27/2017

  • Workforce
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    OPM issues how-to guide for layoffs

    Following the White House's proposed budget cuts, the Office of Personnel Management issued guidance for agency heads on how to handle potential workforce reductions. 03/27/2017

  • Management
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    Can Jared fix federal IT?

    Seasoned government managers are hopeful about an innovation effort backed by the president, but they see pitfalls and the possibility of duplication. 03/27/2017

  • Cybersecurity
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    Former cyber czar looks to change info sharing

    As the U.S. government continues to wrestle with policies and programs to share intelligence about cybersecurity threats with the private sector, a small non-profit is trying to change paradigms around information sharing. 03/27/2017

  • Shutterstock image: light bulb with gears.

    The new Office of American Innovation -- let's give Trump credit

    Steve Kelman sees several reasons to be optimistic about the administration's new initiative to spark innovation in government management. 03/27/2017

  • Oversight
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    Watchdogs worried about DOJ's tech

    Oversight officials told Congress they are concerned about the Justice Department's cybersecurity, use of unreliable tech and inability to track contract and grant spending. 03/24/2017

  • Workforce
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    New cyber warriors face culture shock

    The U.S. military services are scrambling to recruit and train new cyber warriors, but that is also requiring cultural changes in institutions known for order, tradition and stability. 03/24/2017

  • Contracting
    Old Post Office Building in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

    Trump hotel lease is valid, says GSA

    The lease President Trump signed with the GSA for the Old Post Office building in Washington is in compliance, an agency contracting officer said. 03/24/2017

  • Contracting
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    GSA employee, husband guilty in hiring scheme

    A former senior GSA contracting official and her husband pleaded guilty in a conspiracy that spread falsified resumes liberally around federal agencies and contractors. 03/24/2017

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