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USDA, Energy taking a page out of DoD’s IT, cyber playbooks

Two agencies are trying to streamline and reduce the burden of cybersecurity processes in an effort to get capabilities to the mission areas faster.

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this April 5, 2020, file photo, Navy Rear Adm. John Polowczyk, supply chain task force lead at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington. U.S. officials are invoking a rarely used provision of American law that would shield companies from antitrust regulations to help the country from again running out of medical supplies in a pandemic. Polowczyk, who was appointed to run a White House supply chain task force in response to the outbreak, told reporters last week that the government is expanding the emergency stockpile of critical supplies and medicines managed by the Department of Health and Human Services. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

With initial urgency passed, agencies using pandemic to rethink, innovate processes

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No printing from home? Agencies unaccustomed to telework navigate culture change

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Analytics reveal areas for mission improvement at USDA, VA

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HHS, CMS following the two ‘Cs’ of IT modernization: Customers and cost cutting

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Keys to success for a chief data officer: Automation ‘with a purpose’ and willing workforce

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More boring cyber training? Not for these 72 HHS employees

Department of Health and Human Services CISO Janet Vogel said the escape room training is one of several innovative ways to help employees understand why…

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NIH to hire chief data science strategist as part of its drive to harness big data

Andrea Norris, the chief information officer at the National Institutes of Health, said her agency is investing heavily in people, tools and cloud services…

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GSA will announce 2nd Centers of Excellence agency with ‘next two weeks’

Almost a year into its efforts to transform the way the Agriculture Department does business by standing up five Centers of Excellence (CoEs), the General Services Administration says it’s gearing up to start the process up all over again at a second agency.

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