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GSA chief architect Chuck Hardy (left) demonstrates the new smart board where users can to make reservations to use specific space or test out the other technologies that support the new Workplace Innovation Lab at the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C(Photo courtesy GSA)

Test out what your office space of the future could look like at GSA’s new innovation lab

The General Services Administration unveiled its Workplace Innovation Lab at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. with five furniture vendors to demonstrate what the office space of the future could look like.

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Democrats reintroduce bill to give feds 8.7% average pay raise next year

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Agencies, unions should work together to correct any bargaining unit eligibility errors

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Boiling the frog: How civil servants are being politicized before our eyes

Dr. Ron Sanders, the president and CEO of Publica Virtu LLC, explains why more than federal employees need to pay attention to the problems Schedule F and similar efforts could pose to national security.

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Following IG report, Douglas Glenn no longer OPM’s CFO

Douglas Glenn is no longer serving as chief financial officer at the Office of Personnel Management, following an IG report with substantiated claims that the top financial official used sexually suggestive and racially insensitive language during his DoD tenure.

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VA embraces AI to improve radiology screening

Following on the heels of a successful pilot that brought artificial intelligence to bear on radiology diagnoses, the Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for new opportunities to enhance its health care with AI.

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CMS cyber chief puts focus on 'soft skills' in the cybersecurity field

The CISO at CMS is pushing cybersecurity professionals to hone their “soft skills.”

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Infrastructure evolution across government

We talk to tech leaders at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Coast Guard and Environmental Protection Agency to find out how agencies are addressing network modernization, 5G and more. We also get an industry perspective from a trio of Verizon federal experts. 

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Maybe the Holman rule should be renamed the 'No man rule'

A very old congressional procedure known as the Holman Rule has popped up lately. It allows a House member to amend an appropriations bill so eliminate a specific program or defund the salaries of those working on it.

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The intelligence community is coming to grips with the power of commercial data

Intelligence analysis has long relied on data generated by people on the ground and signals in the air. Now the discussion within defense and intelligence circles centers on the potential of data available for sale, so-called commercial intelligence.

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Checking in with the newly-confirmed director of the Energy Department's innovation unit

Whatever the country’s energy future will turn out to be, it will require advances in science and technology. That’s where my next guest comes in.

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New software factory to help CMS reduce friction, improve security of new capabilities

Robert Wood, the CMS chief information security officer, said the agency went from contract award for their DevSecOps platform, called the BatCave, to production in less than a year.

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Defense News

US military planners might be viewing China in the wrong light

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Army now has one IT system for all pay, personnel functions

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Guard members and reservists are losing out on a key benefit each year

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Pay & Benefits

Democrats reintroduce bill to give feds 8.7% average pay raise next year

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Agencies, unions should work together to correct any bargaining unit eligibility errors

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Democrats reintroduce bill to give feds 8.7% average pay raise next year

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