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3 takeaways from FITARA 13

The 13th Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard hearing offered some ideas for future ways to measure agency IT modernization progress.

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TSP completes 15-month financial systems modernization, replacing legacy IT

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Agencies look to bring cohesion to digital identity projects

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(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lake Fultz) SAN DIEGO (Dec. 28, 2021) Machinist’s Mate (Nuclear) 1st Class Kayla Matos, from Brooklyn, N.Y., receives a COVID-19 booster shot in the hangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Though not mandatory, the Navy recommends all Navy personnel receive the COVID-19 vaccine booster. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lake Fultz) 211228-N-DN347-1008

Navy appeals court decision barring punishment for SEALs who refused vaccine

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AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaFILE - In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington. President Joe Biden has selected two former senior National Security Agency officials for key cyber roles in his administration.  Chris Inglis, a former NSA deputy director, is being nominated as the government's first national cyber director. Jen Easterly, a former deputy for counterterrorism at the NSA, has been tapped to run the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at the Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

A lesser known but crucial office in the Homeland Security Department passes the 15-year mark

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The Montana Mountains loom over Thacker Pass in northern Nevada, July 14, 2021. A federal judge on Friday, July 23, has denied environmentalists' request for a court order temporarily blocking the government from digging trenches for archaeological surveys at a mine planned near the Nevada-Oregon line with the biggest known U.S. deposit of lithium. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

How the Bureau of Land Management will transform acres and acres, of paper, that is

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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks during a news conference on Operation Warp Speed and COVID-19 vaccine distribution, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)

HHS says it’s ready to take over Operation Warp Speed, but GAO is not so sure

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says it’s unclear whether HHS is ready to lead some pandemic response efforts that…

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A truck-mounted radar instrument called the Doppler On Wheels is silhouetted against cloudy skies Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, on the banks of Lake Quinault near Amanda Park, Wash. Led by NASA and hosted by the University of Washington, a team of meteorologists and scientists is fanning out across one of the wettest places in the country in November to measure raindrops and snowdrops and attempt to validate, on the ground, how well global satellites measure precipitation from space. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

NRO inks first contracts under new commercial space capabilities opening

The NRO awarded five contracts to radar vendors, representing the first deals under a Broad Agency Announcement framework the agency is using to buy commercial…

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FITARA 13 scorecard brings truce to data center consolidation debate

The National Science Foundation and USAID received “A” grades under the House Oversight and Reform Committee’s 13th Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard.

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