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Unisys’ Casey Coleman: DevOps Key to Agile Federal IT Platform Deployment

Casey Coleman, vice president of the federal civilian business group at Unisys, has said she believes the adoption of the development-operations concept can help federal information technology executives achieve efficiency and advance agile processes. Coleman wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday that DevOps requires federal agencies to undergo a “culture …

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Deborah Lee James: Govt-Industry Collaboration Drives ’21st Century’ Air Force Acquisition System

U.S. Air Force Sec. Deborah Lee James has detailed the service branch’s Bending the Cost Curve acquisition system that seeks to support innovation and deliver cost savings and process efficiencies. James wrote in a guest piece published Wednesday on Defense One that the Air Force worked with the defense industry as part of efforts to develop …

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Deloitte’s David Dye: Federal CFOs Can Lead Employee Engagement Efforts at Agencies

David Dye, director of federal human capital services at Deloitte‘s consulting arm, believes that federal chief financial officers can step up to lead employee engagement efforts at agencies. In a Q&A posted Friday on the Wall Street Journal, Dye said federal CFOs can highlight the effect of increased engagement on an agency’s performance …

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Beth Cobert: Gov’t Modernization Focused on Agile Customer Service

Beth Cobert, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, has highlighted technology and customer service as among the main items in the government’s larger modernization effort, GovExec reported Thursday. “Smarter information technology, efficient customer service, the U.S. Digital Service, and new talent and approaches are combining to deliver …

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Bob Work: DoD’s Fiscal 2016 Budget to Balance Personnel, Readiness, Modernization Needs

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work says that the Defense Department‘s fiscal 2016 budget proposal will enable the department to pick up long-term modernization programs following delays brought about by the recent sequestration, DoD News reported Tuesday. Claudette Roulo writes that Work has indicated the requested budget of $585 billion is based on …

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