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    The cloud's role in the new digital economy

    Secure cloud technologies are essential to helping government agencies adapt to a rapidly evolving digital economy 10/17/2016

  • Cybersecurity

    Official: you can still trust the NSA

    NSA official says that despite a major reorganization to merge offensive and defensive cyber capabilities and missions, industry can still trust the guidance it receives from NSA. 10/17/2016

  • Drones
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    Postal Service looks cautiously to drones

    Noting stark differences in customer opinion about emerging drone technology, the U.S. Postal Service contemplates unmanned aerial delivery. 10/17/2016

  • Health IT
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    ONC gets new authority over health IT certification

    The agency that certifies electronic health records systems is getting expanded powers to regulate health IT. 10/17/2016

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    Three tips for working with a toxic colleague

    Steve Kelman recommends an executive coach's advice for "creating productive relationships, even with individuals you find distasteful." 10/17/2016

  • Oversight
    Jason Chaffetz

    Watchdog rips IT management at Secret Service

    A follow-up report on the leak of Rep. Jason Chaffetz's old job application data at the Secret Service finds nagging holes in the agency's management of personal data and IT. 10/14/2016

  • Cybersecurity
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    Is UL's cyber assurance program ready for prime time?

    A DHS software development specialist and other security experts said UL's Cybersecurity Assurance Program needs retooling before it can be an effective stamp of approval. 10/14/2016

  • Open Source
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    White House open-sources chatbot

    With 1.5 million messages coming in since the August launch of its Facebook Messenger bot, the White House has opened the code to developers and non-developers alike. 10/14/2016

  • Critical Read
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    Modernization guidance from ACT-IAC

    Planning for modernizing systems can be tricky because adopting technologies requires more than just tech savvy, according to a new ACT-IAC modernization guide. 10/14/2016

  • Dr. John Zangardi, principal deputy CIO, Department of Defense

    New DOD principal deputy CIO on the job

    John Zangardi, most recently a deputy assistant secretary in the Department of the Navy, has come on board as the new principal deputy CIO at the Defense Department. 10/14/2016

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    How the government IT shop is changing

    CIOs are transitioning from a tactical, infrastructure focus to a more agile, application-centric mindset. 10/14/2016

  • 18F seeks info on ID verification

    As part of an ongoing project to develop a shared identity authentication platform, 18F is asking industry for insight and experience on validating state-issued IDs. 10/13/2016

  • Modernization
    Federal CIO Tony Scott  (Photo: Robert Severi for FCW)

    Legacy fund already having impact

    U.S. CIO Tony Scott said a proposed IT modernization fund, still before Congress, is changing the way agencies think about upgrading legacy technology. 10/13/2016

  • Health IT
    Vice Admiral Raquel Bono

    DHA director touts 'more complete' DOD health record

    Defense Health Agency Director Vice Adm. Raquel Bono said the new electronic health record system will enable DOD to provide more complete, responsive and effective health care. 10/13/2016

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    Pushing agencies to embrace programmability

    Four programmability challenges for federal IT -- and how to tackle each of them. 10/13/2016

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