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Report: Federal Jobs in DC Suburbs Rose 26% Since 1990

Federal government employment in the region’s suburbs increased 26.7 percent between 1990 and 2013, the Washington Business Journal reported Thursday. Michael Neibauer writes a new report from the city’s chief financial officer shows that the number of federal-level jobs declined 12.9 percent nationwide and 6.8 percent within the District over …

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Mobile Work Exchange, Agencies Team to Build Telework ROI Tool

Mobile Work Exchange has collaborated with several agencies to develop a calculator intended to help agency managers measure the return on investment of telework, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Brittany Ballenstedt writes the ROI tool will aim to measure the benefits of telework across real estate, business continuity and production. Cindy Auten, …

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Navy Works to Modernize Cruiser Fleet; Kurt Larson Comments

The U.S. Navy is updating a class of guided-missile cruisers which the service uses for surface, anti-submarine and ballistic missile defense missions, DoD Buzz reported Tuesday. Kris Osborn writes the Ticonderoga-class warships are equipped with the Aegis system, which utilizes radar technology designed to guide the Standard Missile-3 interceptor. Lt. …

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DoD, VA Address Healthcare Data Standardization Project

The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs will develop a data management service that seeks to allow the agencies to seamlessly share electronic medical records, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Bob Brewin writes the system is a revision of a 2009 plan to create from scratch a new joint repository for electronic …

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