• Defense
    Dana Deasy DOD CIO AFCEA Baltimore

    New DOD CIO talks cloud

    Newly sworn-in CIO Dana Deasy discussed the need for a "world class" cloud environment to open up the Department of Defense to new capabilities. 05/21/2018

  • Census
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    Senate Dems push administration on Census director

    The Census Bureau has been without a confirmed director for almost a year, and 21 Senate Democrats are urging Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to put forward a qualified candidate. 05/18/2018

  • Shared Services
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    GSA previews $2.5 billion payroll acquisition

    The General Services Administration is looking to acquire a commercial software solution for government payroll. 05/18/2018

  • Congress
    mobile devices (Leonardo da/Shuterstock.com)

    Bill to preserve ZTE sanctions clears committee

    An amendment designed to block Trump's proposed rollback of sanctions against Chinese telecom firm ZTE passed its first legislative hurdle. 05/18/2018

  • Cybersecurity

    Agencies poised to hit CDM dashboard goal

    Activity around a critical federal cybersecurity program is heating up, with DHS and Congress hoping to see major progress on key goals by summer 2018. 05/18/2018

  • People
    Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

    Trump picks Wilkie to lead VA

    Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie is being tapped for the top job at the agency. 05/18/2018

  • Enterprise IT
    health data (Supphachai Salaeman/Shutterstock.com)

    VA signs $10B deal with Cerner

    Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie signed the deal naming Cerner as the sole-source software provider on the agency's health record modernization effort. 05/17/2018

  • Identity
    shutterstock ID: 573185038 By Lane V. Erickson

    House panel looks at ditching the SSN

    In light of multiple large-scale data breaches in recent years, some on Capitol Hill are looking at accelerating the move away from widespread reliance on social security numbers in government systems. 05/17/2018

  • Infrastructure
    Shutterstock ID: 777532213 By Billion Photos

    Army mulls pause in JRSS migration

    Latency and other performance quality issues with applications in the joint regional security stacks have caused DISA and the Army to rework the migration timeline. 05/17/2018

  • Workforce
    teamwork on puzzle (alphaspirit/Shutterstock.com)

    Administration officials defend planned cuts to workforce benefits

    A House panel wanted details on how Trump administration plans to attract a high quality workforce while pushing legislative proposals aimed at cutting benefits. 05/17/2018

  • Comment
    controlling chaos (rudall30/Shutterstock.com)

    Reorganizing government: Lessons for rightsizing and downsizing

    With agency reorganization plans due this month, Alan Balutis offers nine reminders for executives who will shape the change. 05/17/2018

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

    Hill Dems want VA's acting CIO out

    A group of lawmakers, led by the senior members of the House and Senate committees that oversee the Department of Veterans Affairs, are worried about the agency's new acting CIO and the slow pace of senior tech hires. 05/16/2018

  • Shared Services
    business management (Alexander Supertramp/Shutterstock.com)

    GSA takes the long view on shared services

    Agency transition to shared services could be eased by the same fee model that supports agencies move to the EIS telecom contract. 05/16/2018

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

    GSA moves grant site

    The move is the latest step in the long-planned modernization of the System of Award Management. 05/16/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    security (ranjith ravindran/Shutterstock.com)

    DHS releases cyber strategy

    The five-year policy plan articulates the Department of Homeland Security's cyber role as almost entirely defensive. 05/16/2018

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