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DoD ready to start implementing multibillion dollar moving contract after solving latest tech hurdle

The $17.9 billion moving contract’s latest delays had been caused by IT integration challenges, but those problems have apparently been solved.

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Pentagon wants to be ‘approachable’ for small businesses

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Treasury, IRS set 50% return-to-office target for employees to meet 'governmentwide' standard

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The 85 percent: OPM’s DeGraff aims to realign FEBs with new initiative

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The 85 percent: OPM’s DeGraff aims to realign FEBs with new initiative

OPM's Kelly DeGraff shares an inside view of what's happening with Federal Executive Boards across the country, and what's in store for them in future.

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The 85 percent: FEBs burst the D.C. bubble

Federal Executive Boards, which have been in operation since 1961, each represent roughly 140 different agencies and components. In 28 different locations across the country, boards of senior leaders in government collaborate to discuss goals…

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As you return to the office, the office space must evolve

Chuck Hardy, the chief architect at GSA, said the agency has learned a great deal about the future of office space from the feedback of 1,800 registered users.

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What goes on at the TSA's big operations center

Nearly every moment a security issue takes place somewhere in the transportation system. Thousands of incidents each week get reported to the Transportation Security Administration’s big operations center in Herndon, Virginia.

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Small and minority-owned businesses see more opportunity than ever

Gigantic federal spending programs, outside of regular appropriations, look like a big opportunity to small and minority-owned businesses. That is according to a group called Reimagining Main Street, which surveyed its constituents.

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Navy used threat of cyber vulnerability to expand VDI

Jane Rathbun, the Department of the Navy CIO, said two “Cyber Ready” pilots are demonstrating how to move away from the Risk Management Framework

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How to ensure a seamless and secure experience across cloud impact levels

The national security community is stronger when users can take advantage of a connected foundation for secure innovation. But as classification levels for certain workloads increase, how can agencies ensure a seamless user experience while still protecting vital data and applications—and how should this work in an era of multicloud environments?

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VA watchdog warns EHR issue puts 250,000 veterans at risk of medication mix-ups

A VA watchdog says hundreds of thousands of veterans treated at sites using the VA’s EHR are at risk of receiving the wrong medication.

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Congress can't be too concerned about the state of affairs

Russian brutality on parade once again. No end in sight for the Middle East conflict. No federal 2024 budget and the border crisis rolls on. What a great time for Congress to take a recess.

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New DoD strategy gets after housing on military installations

DoD installations are so outdated, they either need significant upgrades to their infrastructure or outright replacements.

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DISA expects migrations to DoDNet to pick up steam in 2024

Carissa Landymore, the DoDNet program manager for DISA, said many of the defense agencies are completing the initial discovery phase to move to the DoDNet.

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DoD ready to start implementing multibillion dollar moving contract after solving latest tech hurdle

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Navy used threat of cyber vulnerability to expand VDI

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Pay & Benefits

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Are federal employees headed for another big raise next year?

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AFGE rallies for 7.4% federal employee pay raise, spending deal to avoid government shutdown  

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Special salary rate gives VHA ‘more robust,’ longer-term tools to hire and keep HR staff

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Technology

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Navy used threat of cyber vulnerability to expand VDI

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Workforce

EPA, Water Contamination Nitrates Oregon

Congress should protect science, EPA workers who dedicate careers to preserving planet

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