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  • Drones
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    Culture clash in FAA's drone push

    The FAA's efforts to integrate unmanned drone aircraft safely into U.S. commercial airspace is moving ahead on several fronts, according to the agency's director, but it requires reconciling cultural differences. 05/03/2017

  • Comment
    Thunderbird Supercomputer at the Sandia National Labs.

    The case for investing in high-performance computing

    HPC is a vital driver of U.S. innovation, competitiveness and security. Strong government support is key to sustaining all three. 05/03/2017

  • Defense
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    DOD pushing ahead with AT&L split

    The Department of Defense is moving forward with the congressionally mandated split of the Office of Acquisition, Technology and Logistics and will soon reveal details of its strategy. 05/03/2017

  • Budget
    question mark made of dollar

    With 2017 funding in place, September shutdown looms

    Threats from the president and the administration suggest that a government shutdown could be in the offing at the close of fiscal year 2017. 05/03/2017

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    FCC honored again for cloud embrace

    The agency is now the only two-time CIO 100 winner from government and is working to smooth other organizations' path to the cloud 05/02/2017

  • Acquisition
    room of computers

    What’s next for agile acquisition?

    As agencies ramp up their IT modernization efforts, increased acquisition training at the agency procurement level and support from the White House and legislative levels play a central role. 05/02/2017

  • Modernization

    IT upgrade bill moves to House floor

    As agencies ramp up their IT modernization efforts, increased acquisition training at the agency procurement level and support from the White House and Congress play a central role. 05/02/2017

  • Congress
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    House Judiciary to tackle email privacy, spy rules

    Email privacy, FISA Section 702, overseas data and encryption top the House Judiciary Committee’s innovation and competitiveness agenda for the 115th Congress. 05/02/2017

  • Biometrics
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    Border reps see promise in biometrics

    Biometric identification technologies offer a path to compromise over the Trump administration's politically thorny border wall project, said one House Democrat. 05/02/2017

  • Critical Read

    Simple exploits have a big impact in cyber crime

    Cyber attackers are leveraging cloud, email and off-the-shelf tools to open more attack windows, according to a new security study. 05/02/2017

  • COMMENT

    How analytics can transform federal real estate budget planning

    By combining financial and asset management data, agencies can build a systems for better decision making. 05/02/2017

  • Defense
    soldiers using mobile device

    Army official: Soldier needs should drive tech acquisition

    The Army, and the DOD more broadly, must build out tech acquisition requirements based on the needs of the soldiers in the field, not commanders or acquisition officials, says one Army official. 05/01/2017

  • Procurement
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    GSA rolls out space-based SIN

    The agency hopes Schedule 70 special item number for Earth observation solutions will help speed uptake of emerging satellite services. 05/01/2017

  • Justice
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    Boente tapped as DOJ's acting national security chief

    Dana Boente is moving to his third acting position in the Department of Justice since January, replacing Mary McCord as acting assistant attorney general of the National Security Division. 05/01/2017

  • Shutterstock image: wall of gears.

    Do we still need systems integrators?

    David Eaves argues that any modern IT system should be designed from the outset to talk to other systems. 05/01/2017

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