(AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteFILE - In this Aug. 3, 2020, file photo dark clouds and heavy rain sweep over the U.S. Capitol in Washington. At least a government shutdown is off the table. But as lawmakers straggle back to Washington for an abbreviated pre-election session, hopes are fading for a pandemic relief bill, or much else. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

House Modernization Committee issues last round of recommendations

The House Modernization Committee has passed its final round of recommendations before its term expires at the end of this session of Congress. The committee…

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House Modernization Committee approves continuity of operations recommendations

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Will the coronavirus be the push Congress needs to modernize long-standing inefficiencies?

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Modernization committee leaders weigh in on continuity of operations, reopening

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House IG tells committee to consider ‘tremendous opportunity’ to centralize IT services

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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo illustration, a person types on a laptop in Florida. Riviera Beach, Fla., agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. Spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said Wednesday, June 19, 2019, that the city of 35,000 residents has been working with outside security consultants, who recommended the ransom be paid. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

IG: Veterans Affairs put millions of vets and service members at risk of identity theft

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Benefits Administration, under pressure, reverses an Obama-era policy that resulted in Privacy Act violations.

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House Modernization Committee recommends bringing back Office of Technology Assessment

Congress stood up OTA in 1972 as a tech-focused watchdog to serve a complementary oversight role to the Government Accountability Office, but lawmakers…

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As House seeks to modernize, reskilling, HR strategies take shape

Agencies clamor to reskill their employees for the jobs of the future under various IT modernization strategies.

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