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Issa, Spires sketch visions for IT reform and CIO authority

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Feds worry about mission, personal lives under sequester

Survey shows what federal employees fear the coming budget cuts will mean to them.

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Boehner bashes VA for lack of progress on claims backlog

The VA's new system, deployed in 2012 with a goal of dramatically cutting claims processing time, has so far not lived up to its promise.

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Innovation fellows program to expand

Strategic sourcing, better sharing of best practices also discussed by Management Advisory Board.

People

Linda Cureton: IT innovator plans her next mission

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Responsible reporting on cybersecurity

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GAO finds Census Bureau vulnerable to cyberattack

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People

What's next for the Presidential Innovation Fellows?

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People

Peter Levin to leave VA

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People

VA CIO Roger Baker stepping down

Internal announcement leaves exact date, next steps unclear.

Latest high-risk list adds two entries

While two items fell off the list in its latest iteration, dozens of areas have been listed for a decade or more.

People

Is Werfel humorless about the budget?

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OMB guidance promised to ensure USASpending accuracy

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Cybersecurity

DHS offers IT career path guide

CIO Richard Spires announces the release of a document that explains how IT professionals can have a successful career at Homeland Security.

People

What does transparency really mean?

The Conversation: Our responses to your questions and comments.

A question of word choice

The Conversation: Our responses to your questions and comments.

Watchdog finds more than $1T in misreported federal spending

Agencies are failing in a big way to properly report spending information to USASpending.gov, the site intended to maintain transparency for the public.

Workforce

Revamped government websites boost citizen satisfaction

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Agencies still struggle with workforce stewardship

New survey finds that leaders fail to wisely manage limited resources.

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