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DON IT 2010 East Coast Conference

The Department of Navy IT 2010 East Coast Conference is fast approaching. This is one of two DON IT conferences held each year.  It will be held Monday, May 10, 2010 to Thursday, May 13, 2010 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. It will be held at the same time …

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Obama Comments on Eve of Nuclear Summit

President Obama met with Prime Minister Singh of India, President Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan and President Zuma of South Africa yesterday on the eve of the Nuclear Security Summit. In a press briefing, Obama publicly complimented Zuma on his administration’s efforts in addressing the international problem of the threat of nuclear …

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US, Europe Must Take ‘Collaborative Global Action’ to Fight Terrorism

Meeting with European counterparts as part of the U.S.-European Union Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Troika meeting, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said there needs to be a transatlantic collaborative action to increase information sharing and strengthen security measures to counter terrorists who threaten all nations. “We must …

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GSA’s Interagency Resources Management Conference

Martha Johnson, the Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration, spoke in front of over 200 senior government executives last night at opening of the IRMCO conference. The IRMCO conference is the federal government’s premier interagency conference; this year is the 49th annual conference. The IRMCO conference began yesterday and …

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SBA Webinar Series to Aid Small Business Owners

April is National Financial Literary Month. This April the U.S. Small Business Administration is hosting a Webinar Series to offer assistance to get fiscally fit for small business owners. The webinar series aims to offer tips for practical money skills and overall financial wellness. They have been created in order …

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DOD Reveals Open Government Plan

The U.S. Department of Defense will soon be taking steps to make the department more transparent and data more readily available to the public. Yesterday, April 8, 2010, the DOD released their Open Government Plan detailing the efforts. “Improved transparency can enable the public to better understand goals and activities …

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Jeffrey Zients Mandates Improvements to USASpending.gov

In an OMB memo released Tuesday, Federal Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients mandated several improvements to USASpending.gov in accordance with a GAO report released March 12th.  The memo reads, “transparency is a cornerstone of an open government. This Administration is committed to making federal expenditures of taxpayer dollars transparent to …

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