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VA vows to pause EHR rollout at future sites until strategic review is complete

The Department of Veterans Affairs on Wednesday acknowledged a variety of challenges with the new electronic health record, but it said the Cerner Millennium solution will ultimately be an improvement once employee and congressional concerns are resolved.

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Step increases are 'nearly automatic' for most federal employees, MSPB says

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DoD is still unbalanced on readiness, but is it trying to do too much?

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From 'cloud-intolerant' to cloud native, Navy networks are undergoing a transformation

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Watch DoD Cloud Exchange - on demand!

If you missed any of our exclusive, three-day special event with Defense Department industry experts, have no fear. You can catch up on all the insights with feds and vendors in the DoD Cloud Exchange Archive, like this conversation between Dave Zukowski, a principal technical consultant for public sector at Akamai, and Federal News Network's Jason Miller about the MilCloud platform.

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Demand for post office services remains high, but USPS plan looks to cut hours

Through it all, USPS dealt with critical shortages of its employees, mail delays and a slew of federal lawsuits.

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Biden White House operating on historic numbers of EOs, memos

The government is operating in the wake of a historic number of executive orders, memoranda and proclamations from the Biden White House. Ohio State law professor Peter Shane offered an assessment.

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Digital modernization never finished for DISA, but chasing trends isn’t the answer

Steve Wallace, systems innovation scientist at the Defense Information Systems Agency, said DoD needs to apply DevSecOpps-type processes across the board, in order to have smaller micro deployments.

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Expert Edition: FedRAMP

This exclusive e-book addresses how the FedRAMP PMO and its partners believe the end result of many of these initiatives is a better, faster and cheaper cloud security program.

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Two initiatives to make contractor performance assessments more valuable coming to bear

Two agencies are attempting to improve the Contractor Performance Assessment Retrieval System (CPARS) process, which many say isn’t working as intended.

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How can the National Labor Relations Board retain staff, morale?

Like a hot air balloon with a pinhole, the National Labor Relations Board has been steadily losing people and the morale of those remaining.

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Some lawmakers want to rethink military benefits as service member families go hungry

The issue of hunger in the military and service member families needing food stamps to get by is starting to grab the attention of high-profile lawmakers.

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OPM launches employee survey initiative to update job competency models

The Office of Personnel Management will survey employees and supervisors within 350 different occupations to gauge what skills, competencies and characteristics are needed to best perform on the job.

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DoD is still unbalanced on readiness, but is it trying to do too much?

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Digital modernization never finished for DISA, but chasing trends isn’t the answer

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Some lawmakers want to rethink military benefits as service member families go hungry

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Pay & Benefits

Some lawmakers want to rethink military benefits as service member families go hungry

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Retirement claims backlog continues to rise, exceeding January’s 8-year record

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Technology

To grow cyber maturity, federal agencies should consider shared services

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NOAA’s data sharing with windmill developer could yield ocean insight for both parties

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Step increases are ‘nearly automatic’ for most federal employees, MSPB says

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