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HHS Awards ECS $49M IDIQ to Deliver IAAI Solutions to Federal Agencies; George Wilson Quoted

ECS announced on Thursday that the company has received a potential five-year, $49 million contract vehicle to provide advanced Intelligent Automation/Artificial Intelligence (IAAI) solutions to customers across the federal government. 

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White House Details Exemptions to Federal Hiring Freeze

The White House has issued new guidance to provide federal agencies information on exemptions permitted under the hiring freeze on federal civilian positions and instructions on how agencies can ask for exemptions from the Office of Personnel Management. Positions that are exempted from the hiring freeze include military and federal …

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Report: 31% of Federal Agency Websites Missed HTTPS Migration Deadline

The General Services Administration‘s Pulse dashboard shows that 31 percent of federal agency websites did not meet the Office of Management and Budget‘s Dec. 31, 2016 deadline to migrate to the HTTPS communications protocol, FCW reported Tuesday. Chase Gunter writes a GSA spokesperson said most executive branch .gov domains have adopted HTTPS. OMB released a memorandum …

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USPS IG Survey: Residents Approve of Drone Delivery Concepts

An online survey from the U.S. Postal Service‘s inspector general indicates a majority of U.S. residents support the concept of drone-delivered packages than those who do not with an additional large group of respondents have yet to decide. USPS ‘ IG surveyed 1,465 U.S. residents that are aged 18 to 75 years old in efforts to determine public opinion on drone delivery, …

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White House Unveils Public, Private Efforts to Facilitate UAV Airspace Integration

The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy has announced several government and industry initiatives that seek to facilitate the integration of unmanned aircraft systems into the National Airspace System. The White House said Tuesday the National Science Foundation will award $35 million in research funds over a five-year period to support research …

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USPS Unveils Stamps of NASA’s Pluto Exploration, Planet Images

The U.S. Postal Service has launched two sets of “Forever” stamps that depict images from NASA‘s New Horizons Pluto probe as well as photos of the eight planets. USPS said Tuesday the first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Pluto—Explored! and Views of Our Planets stamps was held at the World Stamp Show-NY 2016. “In 1991, the Postal Service …

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WSJ CIO Journal: Kristin Seaver Named US Postal Service CIO

Kristin Seaver, formerly vice president of operations for the U.S. Postal Service’s Capital Metro area, has been named executive vice president and chief information officer of USPS, the Wall Street Journal’s CIO Journal reported Monday. Steven Norton wrote in a blog post that Seaver will report to Megan Brennan, CEO and postmaster …

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