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TSP’s modernization project set to launch June 1 after transition period

After a brief pause on investment changes, Thrift Savings Plan participants will get a host of new features starting in June.

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DHS, DoD publish 5G security guidance to help agencies think through key ATO process

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NTEU calls for clearer FLRA guidelines to increase federal-labor efficiency

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Army starting probe into new military housing issue reports, lawmakers want answers from other services

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Give thanks for the dedicated federal employees who keep things running

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Tom Temin

They got their motors running — and helped good causes

Nineteen riders from the federal information technology community joined in Federal News Network’s 3rd Annual Motorcycle Ride for Charity on Friday, May 20.

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Joshua Roberts

This State Department executive has spent a career fighting for human rights

Scott Busby, a finalist in this year’s Service to America Medals, and  the deputy assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor talks about promoting human rights around the globe

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A reminder for federal employees who itch to run for political office. Don't.

The Office of Special Counsel has had a busy season. It’s dealt with a landmark Hatch Act violation case that sent one federal employee home without pay for six months.

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How agencies can recruit better job candidates with skills-based approach

To help agencies get hiring right, the Office of Personnel Management has new guidance for managers to pick candidates based on broader past experiences.

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Executive Briefing Series: Overcoming the Challenges of Delivering Digital Services to Citizens Efficiently

A panel of customer experience experts — from ACF, the Air Force, FSA, IRS, TSA and Salesforce — outline the success factors necessary for agencies to improve customer experience and provide excellent digital services. Download to learn more.

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Tom Temin

BYOD, app consolidation next for Army digital transformation

Raj Iyer, the Army’s chief information officer, said 20,000 soldiers and civilians will be among the first to use the new bring-your-own-device technology.

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Navy cutting back emissions, moving toward green vehicles in coming years

The targets are part of the service’s new climate change strategy, which the Navy released on Tuesday.

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State Department intelligence arm to set up open source coordination office

It’s a part of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research’s new strategic plan, which features a big emphasis on digital modernization.

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Energy Department nuclear waste backlog goes as far back as WWII

The Energy Department has a backlog of nuclear waste clean up responsibilities, with material dating back to World War II. But continuing turnover in program leadership means things just aren’t happening.

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Army starting probe into new military housing issue reports, lawmakers want answers from other services

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Danielle Chiles

Defense Logistics Agency keeps supply of at-home COVID tests flowing

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Navy cutting back emissions, moving toward green vehicles in coming years

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BYOD, app consolidation next for Army digital transformation

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Pay & Benefits

TSP’s modernization project set to launch June 1 after transition period

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Technology

Protected: Cyber insurance is no longer the answer; look to NIST 800-171 and CMMC to mitigate cyber risk

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DHS, DoD publish 5G security guidance to help agencies think through key ATO process

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Workforce

Army starting probe into new military housing issue reports, lawmakers want answers from other services

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Danielle Chiles

Defense Logistics Agency keeps supply of at-home COVID tests flowing

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NTEU calls for clearer FLRA guidelines to increase federal-labor efficiency

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