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GSA Nominee Emily Murphy Talks Competition, Transparency at Senate Confirmation Hearing

Emily Murphy, the White House’s nominee to head the General Services Administration, has said she plans to increase transparency and facilitate competition within GSA once confirmed, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. “We are trying to make sure GSA’s contracting officers and our policies support really vigorous competition at the task order level …

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DNI James Clapper Signs Off on Intell Transparency Council

National Intelligence Director James Clapper signed a charter April 5 to formally establish a new council to help intelligence agencies implement transparency strategies. The Intelligence Transparency Council was formed out of a working group that comprises senior intelligence officials who have worked to create the Principles of Intelligence Transparency for the community, …

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GSA’s 18F Explores New Digital Projects to Increase Citizen-Govt Interaction

The General Services Administration‘s 18F has identified opportunities for the digital services group to help spur citizen-government interaction and improve access to government services after it conducted research under the Federal Front Door project. Colin MacArthur, Carolyn Dew, Michelle Chronister and John Yuda write in a blog entry posted Monday that 18F found during the …

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Matt Goodrich: GSA to Work on FedRAMP Authorization Process, Program Transparency

Matt Goodrich, director of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program at the General Services Administration, has said stakeholders believe the program is a potential “market maker” and has influenced how industry gauges cloud security. He wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday that cloud service providers, third-party assessors, government agencies and others have …

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Robert Cardillo: GEOINT, Satellite Market Expansion Help Promote Transparency, Innovation

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo has said the expansion of the geospatial intelligence and satellite market in the past three decades has resulted in a “global transparency” that he believes could help spur innovation. Cardillo, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 list for 2015, made the remarks during a …

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Megan Smith, Mary Beth Goodman: White House Unveils 3rd Open Government Action Plan

The White House has issued a third edition of its national action plan to promote transparency and civic participation in the government. A White House blog post published Tuesday says the Open Government National Action Plan contains over 40 new programs that represent the U.S. government’s efforts to improve government service delivery, fiscal transparency …

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ODNI Issues IC Transparency Implementation Plan; James Clapper Comments

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has unveiled an implementation plan for the Intelligence Community’s initiative to drive transparency in intelligence activities in support of the White House’s open government directive. ODNI said Tuesday the Principles of Intelligence Transparency for the Intelligence Community seek to balance goals in public awareness and national security …

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James Clapper Talks Transparency, Cyber, IC ITE, Clearance Reform at PSC Event

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper discussed the Intelligence Community’s programs in support of government transparency, cybersecurity, clearance reform and the information technology enterprise during last week’s Professional Services Council conference. He said in his prepared remarks published Friday that the contracted workforce continues to have an important role in IC programs amid the …

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