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(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2020 file photo, visitors wearing mask to protect from the coronavirus walk past a 5G sign at the China Beijing International High Tech Expo in Beijing, China. A much-hyped network upgrade called “5G” means different things to different people. To industry proponents, it’s the next huge innovation in wireless internet. To the U.S. government, it’s the backbone technology of a future that America will wrestle with China to control.  (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

5G a chance for agency improvement — slowly but surely

From a security perspective, the deployment of new equipment, software and virtualized technology to manage communications networks and carrying over some…

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VA IG: Decentralization to blame for housing stipend, IT shortfalls

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DHS gets kudos for management reforms

In today’s Federal Newscast, auditors at the Government Accountability Office say the Homeland Security Department has made considerable progress towards…

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Agencies’ tech isn’t always behind

Innovation of federal IT springs up all over the government, including the IRS’ most recent move to provide more wireless options.

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Kilmer: It’s ‘well past due’ for Congress to modernize

A new select committee is tasked with finding ways to update how Congress conducts day-to-day business. It has one year to provide recommendations.

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