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Understanding the data is the first step for NIH, CMS to prepare for AI

NIH and CMS have several ongoing initiatives to ensure employees and their customers understand the data they are providing as AI and other tools gain…

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As agencies face budget uncertainty, Democrats propose a 7.4% pay raise for feds

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

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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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Department of Veterans Affairs

Analytics reveal areas for mission improvement at USDA, VA

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Montgomery County Maryland

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

Rajiv Uppal at the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, and Jose Arrieta at HHS said bringing the mission offices into the IT modernization discussion…

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When CMS comes out of hiding, there’s plenty of progress to see

Jennie Main, the CMS chief operating officer, and Rajiv Uppal, the CMS CIO, in separate panels detailed how the agency is retraining employees and focusing…

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Automate, reskill and optimize are the three steps to a better SOC

Shane Barney, the chief Information Security Officer at USCIS, and Togi Andrews, the CISO at FEMA, say automation and reskilling of the workforce is part of how they are evolving their security operations centers.

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