(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)Education Secretary nominee Miguel Cardona testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)

Senate confirms Cardona as Biden’s education secretary

The Senate has voted to confirm Miguel Cardona as education secretary, clearing his way to lead President Joe Biden’s effort to reopen the nation’s…

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At some agencies, acting leadership often outlasted permanent appointees over last 4 years

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Biden: Cardona right pick to lead education through pandemic

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Predictive analytics being used to spot missing, suspicious payments for agencies

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Agencies cut official time by 28% in 2019, per latest OPM data

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Pre-pandemic CIO Council report nearly predicted SD-WAN’s usefulness to agencies

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DoD schools build on IT lessons learned in new academic year

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Common themes among 5 agency IT modernization plans

Five of 10 agencies responded to Sen. Maggie Hassan’s (D-N.H.) request for details and plans for how they will modernize outdated systems and what Congress…

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Education pushes back, OPM opens up during FITARA hearing

A panel of former federal technology executives offered the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations suggestions for improving…

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‘Data is my new perimeter’: CISOs cope with challenges of remote workforce

CISOs have to approach their job differently since the pandemic forced vast amounts of the federal workforce outside of the traditional network perimeter.

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