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Appeals court upholds whistleblower precedent in complex but consequential case for feds

Had the outcome gone differently, the case could have had potentially precedential consequences for federal employees, according to the Office of Special Counsel.

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New Army technology could be a gamechanger for heavily bleeding injuries

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Federal CIO Martorana: $1B TMF lets agencies ‘apply for projects that previously were out of their reach’

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Tell the hard-working feds in your life 'thank you'

Throughout the month of May, Federal News Network wants to show federal employees and contractors how much we appreciate their dedication to us all. You can, too! Send a personalized e-card to the folks who have exemplified public service during this unprecedented and trying time.

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DoD strengthens its emphasis on data, gives CDO new responsibilities

The Pentagon will create a data council to ensure proper data management and literacy.

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OPM adds new continuing education opportunities for federal employees

A total of 23 institutions are now part of the Federal Academic Alliance, an Office of Personnel Management program that connects employees with colleges and universities, and offers degree programs at a lower price.

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Federal retirement still up over 2020, processing times remain lengthy

Few aspects of federal retirement seem to be trending down more than a year after the pandemic first hit the U.S.

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TIC 3.0, format preserving encryption of data gives agencies hope against cyber attacks

John Fanguy, the federal chief technology officer for cybersecurity at Micro Focus Government Solutions, said agencies can prepare for the next cyber attack and ensure their missions are resilient by taking several important steps, starting with implementing Trusted Internet Connections (TIC) 3.0.

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Pentagon preparing sole-source contract to replace Defense Travel System

Following an apparently successful pilot project, DoD plans to start negotiations with SAP Concur on the price tag to fully replace its existing system.

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NASA JPL building models of its petabytes of data with artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are critical to automating or extracting insight from the hundreds of petabytes of data generated by JPL.

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Where does GSA go next with its pilot to get better prices for federal buyers?

Jeff Koses, GSA’s senior procurement executive, wrote in a blog post that the Transactional Data Reporting pilot proved it’s a worthy replacement for the dreaded Price Reduction Clause.

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So-called regular appropriations work is getting later and later — that's not good

The longer it takes the Biden administration to get its final fiscal year 2022 appropriation request out, the worse it’ll be for federal contracting. By one account, the final numbers might not gel until February.

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Defense News

New Army technology could be a gamechanger for heavily bleeding injuries

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DoD strengthens its emphasis on data, gives CDO new responsibilities

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