FILE - A sign is displayed outside the Internal Revenue Service building May 4, 2021, in Washington. A private company, enQ, lets those who are willing to pay jump to the front of the line to get their phone calls answered at the IRS. That has attracted the attention of lawmakers who want the IRS to investigate the company's impact on the agency's phone capacity. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

IRS’ quick wins by procurement, finance demonstrate power, value of RPA

The procurement and finance organizations have helped push the IRS toward a more innovative approach that focuses on automation to move away from repetitive,…

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One National Guard unit’s idea to improve efficiency: spend less time filling out forms

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Federal health tech leaders want to extract data for greater equity

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Outgoing intelligence community data chief previews forthcoming data strategy

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SES Technical Director

On the gun line at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren: A history of computing advances

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Supply chain assessment identifies 200,000 products ‘of concern’ in fed marketplace

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Agricultural Research Service looks to precision technology, data to boost farming and ranching

“When you look at the vast majority of our farmers, ranchers and processors out there, they’re really not using these technologies,” says the Agricultural…

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NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (May 16, 2016) Lauren Burnette, from Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center Pacific, explains the Battlespace Exploitation of Mixed Reality (BEMR) Lab demo to a visitor at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) exhibit during the 2016 Sea-Air-Space Exposition. BEMR is designed to showcase and demonstrate cutting edge low cost commercial mixed reality, virtual reality and augmented reality technologies and to provide a facility where warfighters, researchers, government, industry and academia can collaborate. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)

This Naval Research innovation initiative suddenly seems super relevant

In its ongoing search for innovation towards the strategic edge, the Office of Naval Research has turned to academic. ONR recently sponsored a research…

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Applying zero trust in federal IT

Patrick Sullivan, CTO of Security Strategy at Akamai Technologies, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss Zero Trust and how to apply it to federal information technology.

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