• Space
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    Airspace integration takes more than tech

    Integrating commercial space vehicles into the National Air Space is an organizational challenge as well as a technical one, experts say. 02/08/2017

  • Oversight
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    NASA's shadow IT problem

    In a follow-up review of the space agency's cloud IT, NASA's IG said there are still problems with FedRAMP authorizations. 02/08/2017

  • Congress
    Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.)

    Oversight Dems renew bid for Trump lease info

    The ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has tapped colleagues to assist his efforts to obtain unredacted info on the Trump Hotel in Washington, D.C. 02/08/2017

  • Health IT
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    DOD plugs in new electronic health record system

    After almost four years on the drawing board, the military's new electronic health record system is live at a test site. 02/08/2017

  • Records Management
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    Democrats seek answers on private email use at the White House

    Two senators have concerns that the Presidential Records Act may have been violated, and want clarifications from White House Counsel Donald McGahn. 02/07/2017

  • Privacy
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    House passes email privacy act, again

    For the second time in less than a year, the House has overwhelmingly passed an email privacy act. Last year, the bill died in the Senate, and supporters are urging senators to pass the bill this time. 02/07/2017

  • Oversight
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    Congress presses VA to go commercial on IT

    The Department of Veterans Affairs must decide whether to keep and improve its home-grown Vista heath record system or move to a commercial provider. Legislators are growing tired of waiting for an answer. 02/07/2017

  • Space
    SPACEX CRS8

    FAA challenged by growing commercial space industry

    The flight agency is looking to adapt and expand its mission to meet the demands of growing space commercialization. 02/07/2017

  • Homeland Security
    John Kelly, DHS Secretary

    DHS mulls password collection at borders

    Homeland Security Secretary tells House Committee that surrendering social media passwords to law enforcement is being considered as a condition of entry at border crossings. 02/07/2017

  • Federal 100 Awards
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    Announcing the 2017 Fed 100

    Congratulations to all the women and men being honored for their exceptional contributions to federal IT. 02/07/2017

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    DOJ seeks help with telecom transition

    The Justice Department is the latest agency to seek help from industry in navigating the coming transition to a new $50 billion telecommunications contract. 02/06/2017

  • Comment
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    The digital government Americans deserve

    Five ways the Trump administration can build a more effective and secure digital government. 02/06/2017

  • Open Gov
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    EFF warns public safety laws could be put behind paywalls

    A federal district court ruled that private organizations can block online publication of some federal and state statutes under copyright law. 02/06/2017

  • Defense
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    Thornberry focused on DOD innovation and acquisition reform

    Increasing the Defense Department budget and driving innovation and acquisition reform will be the priorities of the House Armed Services Committee this year, according to Chairman Mac Thornberry. 02/06/2017

  • Procurement
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    How expiring HHS contracts could fund the Trump agenda

    More than $24 billion in Department of Health and Human Services contracts are set to expire by the end of the year, according to a Govini analysis. Those funds could be redirected to help drive President Trump's health care agenda. 02/06/2017