(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)Lloyd Austin

New review may give Pentagon rare chance to reinvent its advisory committees

One former member of the boards in question says they’ve long been too heavily dominated by members who are unlikely to provide innovative advice to the…

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Intelligence community’s three A’s of digital transformation: Augmentation, AI and automation

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Defense Intelligence Agency/Myles ScrinopskieDr. Cynthia Mendoza, IC Chief Architect

ODNI’s secret sauce to make sure they are all on the same IT standards page

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FILE - In this March 3, 2020, file photo people photograph the signage outside the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office in Tukwila, Wash., that was closed due to concerns about the coronavirus. The U.S. government says a new rule disqualifying more people from green cards if they use government benefits will not apply to immigrants with symptoms of the illness caused by coronavirus who seek care. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said late Friday, March 13, 2020, that seeking treatment or preventive services will not impact someone's immigration status under the new public charge rule, which took effect last month. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times via AP, File)/The Seattle Times via AP)

USCIS employees may still face furloughs

In today’s Federal Newscast, the union representing USCIS employees is disappointed Congress left town for August recess before passing emergency funding…

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A Huawei sign is displayed on their premises in Reading, England, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Britain's government on Tuesday backtracked on plans to give Chinese telecommunications company Huawei a limited role in the U.K.'s new high-speed mobile phone network in a decision with broad implications for relations between London and Beijing. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

ODNI allowing agencies to delay implementing new Chinese equipment ban

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal contractors and contracting officers apparently have some relief from the Section 889 rule that has the federal IT…

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Close up of hands typing on laptop. Night work concept.

DoD, IC juggling telework, workforce flexibilities to accomplish classified work

Agencies that handle classified information have had to perform a kind of juggling act to ensure their employees’ safety from the coronavirus while also guaranteeing that the work that needs to gets done.

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