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Crowdstrike outage: SSA shutters offices, other agency impacts

Here’s what we know about how a global IT outage, sparked by a faulty software update from cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, is impacting federal agencies.

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Defense Pentagon Graphic

Parts of DoD's modernization strategy are vague, lack metrics

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Supreme Court, Chevron deference

GOP lawmakers see post-Chevron opportunity to ‘retake’ power from regulatory agencies. Experts doubt it’ll work

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Editor's Pick

DHS improves workforce engagement in 2024 FEVS

In 2022, for the first time in a decade, DHS didn't come in last place in the Best Places to Work rankings. In 2023, it climbed two more rankings, showing the DHS workforce is growing more engaged.

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Federal News Network's Cloud Exchange 2024

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Hear from federal technology and industry leaders on how cloud can improve digital services and meet agency missions.

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FNN motorcycle event raises fresh charity funds

Three federally connected charities benefit each year from Federal News Network's fundraising motorcycle ride, organized by Federal Drive Host Tom Temin.

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Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

Federal News Network's New Hire Guide

New to civil service? We created this guide to provide insights and pointers to first-time feds. Be inspired by careerists and also get pointers to make the transition to your new job as smooth as possible. (Pssst: It includes health and life insurance cheat sheets too!)

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DoD advisory board wants Pentagon to reorganize its acquisition shop

The Defense Innovation Board wants the Pentagon to reshuffle its acquisition shop again. “It’s too fragmented,” Charles Phillips said.

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How the State Department is leaning into AI, modernization efforts to support federal workers

As technology continues to evolve and reshape entire industries and work environments, the federal workforce is no exception.

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union, federal mediation and conciliation service

What's new from the agency in the middle of labor-management disputes

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service recently had its first in-person national conference since before the pandemic.

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Cloud Exchange: Building trust in a digital government

Agencies are deep into the adoption of cloud services. Looking ahead, ServiceNow Federal CTO Jonathan Alboum predicts that as agencies expand use of AI and advanced CX, they will gain public’s trust in digital services.

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One way to figure if you made the right federal career choice

One federal retiree analyzed the question of whether he was right to switch from the private sector to federal.

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Federal buildings and real estate

Agencies can save billions shedding ‘vastly underutilized’ office space, board finds

GSA has sold 10 of a dozen properties on PBRB’s list of high-value recommendations, and expects to sell another property by the end of July.

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DCSA, backgound investigation, ITA, security clearance

Troubled background investigation system still under review at Pentagon

The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee called the delays with the next-generation background investigation system a “disaster.”

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Jack Teixeira, court martial, Leaked Documents Investigation

Pentagon leaker Jack Teixeira to face a military court-martial, Air Force says

Massachusetts Air National Guard member Jack Teixeira is expected to face a military court-martial for leaking highly classified military documents.

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Defense News

SATCOM, Satellite communications

Four essential elements of trustworthy public-private SATCOM partnership

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Jack Teixeira, court martial, Leaked Documents Investigation

Pentagon leaker Jack Teixeira to face a military court-martial, Air Force says

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Pay & Benefits

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

How the election could affect your Thrift Savings Plan returns

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Technology

Workforce

union, federal mediation and conciliation service

What’s new from the agency in the middle of labor-management disputes

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