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Biden names Obama-era veteran to lead OPM

President Joe Biden has named Kiran Ahuja to be his new director of the Office of Personnel Management. Ahuja previously served as OPM’s chief of staff during the Obama administration, and she lead the president’s Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

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DHA set to takeover all military hospitals by end of 2021, even after transition halt during pandemic

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Historic firsts in the Biden administration

The presidency of Joe Biden has ushered in a number of high ranking government roles being filled with a historic level of diverse individuals.

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Army deputy CIO to retire after 38 years of service

Greg Garcia, the Army’s deputy chief information officer, announced in an email to staff that his last day would be Feb. 27.

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Vilsack confirmed for 2nd stint as US agriculture secretary

The Senate has voted to confirm Tom Vilsack as President Joe Biden’s agriculture secretary

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The unlikely hero of government networks: Visibility

The rapid adoption of cloud-based services and solutions and the explosion of new endpoints accessing agency networks during the pandemic generated an even greater need for visibility into the who, what, when and where of network traffic.

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How agencies can get started with DevOps

Booz Allen has been on the DevOps transformation journey for years now, and Jeff Fossum, digital transformation architect, said it’s important to remember that DevOps is not an end in and of itself.

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Agencies begin to revise and reissue COVID-19 safety plans to their workforces

Several agencies have revised and issued new COVID-19 safety plans in recent weeks, reinforcing telework strategies and offering more specific guidance on mask wearing.

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Burrowing in? Get permission from us first, OPM says

Agencies interested in converting a current or former political appointee to a permanent position in the career civil service must get approval from the Office of Personnel Management first.

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Ice storm puts renewed interest on military base safety

In an interview with Federal News Network, the chairman of the House readiness subcommittee says installation resilience is near the top of his oversight priority list.

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NITAAC details timing, evaluation plans for $40B IT services contract

Brian Goodger, the program manager for CIO-SP4 and acting director of NITAAC, said the final solicitation for the health IT services governmentwide acquisition contract should be out mid-to-late March.

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DHA set to takeover all military hospitals by end of 2021, even after transition halt during pandemic

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Congress is delving deep into some nitty-gritty governmental issues

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Pay & Benefits

Are TSP investors — especially retirees — playing it too safe with G fund investments?

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DHA set to takeover all military hospitals by end of 2021, even after transition halt during pandemic

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Federal accounting can be a more dynamic career than it sounds, industry group says

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Administrative changes are the first step in civil service modernization

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Are TSP investors — especially retirees — playing it too safe with G fund investments?

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