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NASA Inspector General Office Reports 2019 Challenges

NASA's Office of the Inspector General has found seven challenges faced by the space agency in the areas of management and performance. The agency is challenged to conduct manned lunar exploration by 2024, improve management across major programs, sustain a skilled workforce, maintain human presence in-orbit, better oversee contract awards, address information technology issues and support facilities, NASA OIG said Wednesday.

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Library of Congress Addresses GAO IT Recommendations

Carla Hayden, the librarian of congress, said the Library of Congress has made progress to improve information technology management since 2015, Fedscoop reported Thursday. The library, also known as the Congress' research arm, has addressed almost 95 percent of the Government Accountability Office's recommendations from a 2015 audit.

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Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford: Army to Highlight Security in New Data Strategy

Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford, chief information officer/G-6 of the U.S. Army, said the service branch's upcoming data strategy will focus on security, Fifth Domain reported Wednesday. The new strategy will significantly involve the service's Artificial Intelligence Task Force, a unit currently developing AI-driven target recognition technology. 

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DARPA Pursues Effort to Better Patch Legacy Software

The Defense Advanced Projects Agency has launched an effort to address issues in patching legacy software for mission-critical systems. DARPA said Monday its new Assured Micropatching program seeks to develop technologies that accelerate and aid in the analysis, modification and correction of legacy software binaries.

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CDC Reorganizes Information Leadership Structure

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an amendment to change organizational structures involving the agency's director, chief information and chief operating offices. The amendment would create a new customer-centric organization that would abolish CDC's Information Technology Services Office, Office of the Chief Information Security Officer and Management Information Systems Office, the agency said Friday in a Federal Register notice.

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