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  • OMB Controller Dave Mader at a Dec. 7, 2016, shared services event in Washington  (Photo: FCW)

    Dave Mader joins Deloitte

    The former OMB controller, who pushed aggressively for shared services, will be the chief strategy officer for Deloitte's federal civilian sector business. 01/30/2017

  • Cybersecurity
    IBM 360

    50-year-old cyber warnings from CIA

    The CIA's online database of declassified documents reveals the computer security concerns of an intelligence working group. 01/30/2017

  • Oversight
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    IG reports hiccups in GSA's cloud adoption

    IG audits just released show as managed services pioneer GSA had to absorb some early lessons about cloud security. 01/30/2017

  • Congress
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    Chaffetz bill targets feds who owe back taxes

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is looking at changes to workforce and procurement policies, including a bid to crack down on federal employees who have "seriously delinquent" tax debt. 01/30/2017

  • Biometrics
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    Can DHS push harder on biometrics?

    President Trump's controversial immigration order calls for an expedited approach to biometric entry/exit system, but significant issues still dog its implementation. 01/30/2017

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    A new (old) way to fund IT modernization

    Steve Kelman suggests that share-in-savings contracting could help agencies solve the funding conundrum and tackle legacy IT. 01/30/2017

  • Census
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    Despite budget uncertainty, Census remains 'on track,' officials say

    The Census Bureau has altered and trimmed programs in advance of the 2018 end-to-end test of census tech, but officials say that despite budget uncertainty, the projects remain on schedule. 01/28/2017

  • Cybersecurity
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    Draft White House cyber order signals pending re-org

    A draft White House executive order on cybersecurity points to some possible changes in how civilian government agencies protect infrastructure and networks. 01/27/2017

  • Critical Read

    Can Trump mend fences with Silicon Valley?

    The government needs to make nice with the commercial technology community over lingering mistrust stemming from revelations of surveillance and faulty encryption standards, according to a new report. 01/27/2017

  • John Klossner self portrait

    It's what all the feds are wearing...

    FCW's cartoonist on the fashion trend career workers could do without. 01/27/2017

  • Telecom
    A remote cabin at the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve

    Interior making plans in case EIS falls short

    The Department of the Interior is prepping to backfill its telecommunications needs in case GSA's planned Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract can't serve the agency's far-flung operations. 01/27/2017

  • Comment
    Shutterstock image (by Your Design): Human head creating a new idea.

    How agencies can take a page out of industry's open playbooks

    To truly innovate, government must holistically consider a combination of people, processes and technology. 01/27/2017

  • Open government
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    How does FOIA fit under the Trump administration?

    Without having yet received directives from the Trump administration, open government advocates from the public and private sectors are continuing their work on new Freedom of Information Act best practices. 01/26/2017

  • Congress

    Cyber probes gain traction on the Hill

    Cyber is front and center as the 115th Congress completes its first month, with multiple investigations into Russia’s election-related hacking and now a resolution to create a Senate Select Committee on Cybersecurity. 01/26/2017

  • Contracting
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    Telecom transition is looming

    It's close to award time for GSA's huge next-generation telecom contract, and the agency has been working hard to set the stage for its implementation. 01/26/2017

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