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    Procurement policy and the transition sweepstakes

    While would-be Trump officials are lobbying for jobs, Steve Kelman makes the case for some fundamental policy priorities. 12/19/2016

  • People

    DHS cyber exec resigns

    As new administration looms, Andy Ozment will exit the National Protection and Programs Directorate. 12/19/2016

  • People
    Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.)

    South Carolina congressman is Trump's pick for OMB director

    Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.), a fiscal hawk and founding member of the House Freedom Caucus, is President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget. 12/16/2016

  • Defense
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    Army launches Digital Service branch

    The U.S. Army has launched its own branch of the Defense Digital Service with the goal of updating recruiting software and other outdated Army platforms and systems. 12/16/2016

  • Cybersecurity
    Obama 12/16 press conference from video feed

    Obama: 'We can't tell people what to do' on cyber

    At a White House press conference, President Obama addressed ongoing cybersecurity vulnerabilities amid a larger discussion of Russia's role in hacking Democratic targets during the 2016 election. 12/16/2016

  • Workforce
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    Job satisfaction is rising at most agencies, but lags for IT workers

    For the second year in a row, federal agencies saw employee happiness improve, but IT and cybersecurity specialists’ job satisfaction still lags behind the rest of government. 12/16/2016

  • Cybersecurity

    Former officials urge response to Russian hacking

    As the Obama administration enters its last weeks, former national security officials say the president needs to punish Russia for interfering in the U.S. election. 12/16/2016

  • Spectrum
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    Why spectrum sharing is here to stay

    The push to make more federally-owned spectrum available for commercial use will involve sharing, no way around it, according to the president's telecom advisor. 12/16/2016

  • Open Data
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    SEC's open data rule could come before end of Obama administration

    Open data advocates may get a long sought after change to data standards in filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission. 12/15/2016

  • Innovation
    Uncertainty 2017

    What will Trump's innovation policy look like?

    Although specifics regarding innovation policy under a Trump administration remain unclear, Trump's campaign promises to create manufacturing jobs for American workers, make better trade deals and increase military spending will likely play out in the technology sector. 12/15/2016

  • Bonneville Power Administration

    Federal power company seeks CIO

    The agency that sells electricity generated by federal dams and nuclear plants to communities in the Pacific Northwest is looking for a CIO that can support its business activities. 12/15/2016

  • Modernization
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    Tech refresh bills will be back, says DHS CIO

    IT modernization funding efforts will be back, according to DHS CIO Luke McCormack, and agencies should still position agile, cloud and other capabilities to show they're moving into a modern environment. 12/15/2016

  • Defense

    Watchdog: DOD needs to improve cybersecurity

    Despite taking steps to improve cybersecurity, the Department of Defense reportedly is still coming up short on securing its cyber networks, systems and infrastructure. 12/15/2016

  • Innovation
    automated car

    New rules proposed for vehicle-to-vehicle comms

    In a new proposed rule, the Transportation Department wants to require automakers to include vehicle-to-vehicle communications capabilities and envisions vehicle-to-infrastructure capabilities. 12/14/2016

  • CIO Perspective
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    Advice for the next administration

    A former agency CIO argues that three key initiatives should drive the federal IT agenda. 12/14/2016

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