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FDIC, State finding novel approaches to bring new technology to users

Sylvia Burns is the FDIC chief information officer, and Keith Jones, the State Department’s CIO, highlighted individual efforts to drive innovation to…

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Agencies getting on board with TMF as expedited review deadline nears

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GSA’s acquisition strategy for new contracting writing system surprises some vendors

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As cyber reskilling academy takes shape, hiring reform wish-list emerges

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PHOTOS: Federal information management, IT policy group awards year’s leaders

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Women leaders in federal tech urge developing diverse talent pool

During an AFFIRM panel discussion Thursday, several women in federal technology management positions called on hiring officials to help broaden the diversity…

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This GOES East satellite image taken at 9:15 a.m EDT, on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, and release by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Hermine gathering strength in the Gulf of Mexico. People on Florida's Gulf Coast put up shutters, nailed plywood across storefronts and braced Thursday for Tropical Storm Hermine, which the state's governor called potentially life-threatening as forecasters said it could strike land as a hurricane. (NOAA via AP)

Hurricanes highlight need for IT modernization, culture change in federal tech offices

FEMA’s deputy CIO said the agency’s response during the 2017 hurricane season could give it leverage in asking for more resources.

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‘Technology refreshment’ a healthy alternative for agencies struggling with IT modernization stress

Cyber experts say the goal of agencies’ modernization efforts should be to support the mission, not just updating technology for the sake of technology.

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