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Report: Congress May Take Up IT Bills in Lame Duck Session

Congress might use a so-called “lame duck” session after November to discuss five pending bills related to information technology, FCW reported Friday. FCW reports the Federal ...
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Treasury Dept. Has Plan to Fix Federal Spending Portal Issues; Christina Ho Comments

The Treasury Department has unveiled both short-term and long-term plans to fix the issues with the federal spending portal, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes ...
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US Navy Could Lease Surplus Ships to Canada After Forced Retirement of Supply Vessels

Canada could soon procure a surplus U.S. Navy vessel as a temporary replacement for two supply ships that were forced into retirement earlier this month due to damage from fire and ...
Rebecca Williams

Rebecca Williams to Head Open Data Initiatives for Data.gov

Rebecca Williams Rebecca Williams says she will focus public-private partnerships and strategies to drive feedback and awareness on open data initiatives for Data.gov at the General ...
DARPA

DARPA Seeks Lighter Night Vision Gear

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking a light and small design variant of night vision gear, Military Times reported Thursday. Michael Peck writes DARPA has released ...
Walter-Harris

Walter Harris: FDA Eyes New CIO Hire Within 90 Days

Walter Harris The Food and Drug Administration plans to appoint a new chief information officer within the next few months after the agency decided to split that role from the chief ...
Federal aviation administration (FAA)

FAA Releases Document on Human Space Flight Safety Framework

The Federal Aviation Administration has released a report on safety best practices for commercial human space flight missions based on information from existing government and industry ...
cloud

DISA’s Dave Mihelcic: US Military Needs Multilevel Cloud Approach

Dave Mihelcic, chief technology officer at the Defense Information Systems Agency, believes that a multilevel approach to cloud computing is a requirement for the U.S. military’s ...
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Jeremy Grant: NSTIC Aims to Eliminate Passwords by 2020

The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace is working to develop new security methods with the goal of replacing the password by 2020, FedScoop reported Wednesday. Jeremy ...
GAO

GAO: DoD Should Re-Examine Joint Basing Goals, Direction, Functions for Consolidation

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Defense Department re-examine its program for establishing joint bases due to challenges in consolidating functions ...