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DoD Launches Mobile App to Connect Service Members to Resources; Matthew Donovan Quoted

Matthew Donovan

The Department of Defense (DoD) has launched its My Military OneSource mobile app that will connect service members and families to support resources. The mobile app will provide a customized way for users to experience the Military OneSource, one of the military’s flagship support programs. DoD’s app will deliver a fast, 24/7 gateway to personalized military benefits, access to experts and guides for the military.

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DHS Launches Bug Bounty Program for Information Systems

The Department of Homeland Security has launched a new bug bounty program with the Office of Management and Budget to gather information on cyber vulnerabilities. DHS' Office of the Chief Information Security Officer requests firms and other organizations to submit information on security weaknesses detected within the department's information systems, DHS said Wednesday in a Federal Register notice.

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Ray Mabus: Navy Implements Assessment Program to Promote Professional Growth for Officers, Civilians

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has directed a new set of policies and procedures to implement a program that supports ongoing efforts for professional growth among uniformed Navy and Marine Corps officers plus the supporting civilian workforce. The Navy said Thursday the Full and Inclusive Review program will use the 360-degree review multi-rater assessment for all military …

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Paige Hinkle-Bowles: DoD Rolls Out Civilian Employee Appraisal Program

Paige Hinkle-Bowles, deputy assistant secretary for civilian personnel policy at the Defense Department, has said DoD has begun to implement an enterprisewide appraisal program for civilian staff performance through its New Beginnings initiative, DoD News reported Tuesday. Hinkle-Bowles told DoD News reporter Jim Garamone in an interview that DoD will start the …

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Dell’s Steve Harris: Federal CIOs Should Involve Employees in FITARA Implementation

Steve Harris, vice president and general manager of Dell‘s federal systems group, has recommended federal chief information officers instill a “future-ready mindset” among employees to facilitate the implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act. “A future-ready organization will spend less on maintaining legacy systems; focus more on agile, responsive …

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DoD Inspector General: OUSD (AT&L) Needs Acquisition Quality Mgmt Policy, Oversight

The Defense Department Inspector General has urged the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics to implement a set quality management function and corresponding quality assurance oversight process for acquisition programs. The recommendation follows an evaluation of the policies and procedures that DoD and its components follow to ensure the quality of defense …

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NSF Looks to Build National Big Data Innovation Network

The National Science Foundation seeks feedback from government, commercial, academic and nonprofit organizations on the agency’s plan to establish a network of big data regional innovation hubs. NSF said in a Sept. 3 Federal Register notice the goal is to increase the number of collaborative programs that are formed through …

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