Ortanique On the Mile

Rising robberies of postal workers make dog bites appear quaint

In today’s Federal Newscast: With attacks on postal workers increasing, congress steps in. Congress also moves to get injured federal first responders…

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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2018, file photo, people arrive before the start of a naturalization ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Miami Field Office in Miami. USCIS, The cash-strapped federal agency that oversees that nation's legal immigration system, scrapped plans Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, to furlough 13,000 employees, or nearly 70% of its workforce. The agency said it would maintain operations through September when the the fiscal year ends.  (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

USCIS ombudsman ‘optimistic as ever’ about agency’s digitization efforts

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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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Air Force

Air Force wants to help defense industry move toward digital engineering ‘pronto’

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DLA goes digital, stops printing unclassified maps for archiving

Until recently, the Defense Logistics Agency spent a good deal of time and money printing and mailing hard copies of its unclassified maps in order to…

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Federal CIOs: The challenges of digitization

Mark Forman, vice president and Global Head of Public Sector for Unisys, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss FITARA, the…

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User-centric approach to digitization is a winning strategy

Doug Taylor, a program director for HighPoint Global, describes the factors agencies should consider when modernizing citizen services.

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